Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 1 March 2011
mktexpk - create a PK file for a font
This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete
documentation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file
Kpathsea: A library for path searching
is used to generate a
file from the Metafont source files or type1 sources for
is given, it must be string of the form
is the number of the file descriptor which is to receive, instead of
standard output, the name of the generated file.
is typically called by other programs, rather than from the command
accepts the following options:
- --bdpi num
Set the base device resolution.
- --dpi num
Generate the font at resolution
Print help message and exit.
- --mag mag
The Metafont magnification that corresponds to the combination of
that has been specified.
- --mfmode mode
The Metafont mode to use.
- --destdir dir
A directory name. If the directory is absolute, it is used as-is.
Otherwise, it is appended to the root destination directory set in the
Print version information and exit.
is not specified,
tries to determine it from
The manner in which this is done is primitive. Since
doesn't provide sufficient information to uniquely determine a
it is strongly recommended that it be specified explicitly.
don't match, the
parameter is redundant, but is not checked for consistency. Worse,
the program will fail if the wrong