bdftruncate  - generate truncated BDF font from ISO 10646-1-encoded BDF


   bdftruncate threshold < source.bdf > destination.bdf


   bdftruncate allows one to generate from an ISO10646-1 encoded BDF  font
   other  ISO10646-1  BDF  fonts in which all characters above a threshold
   code value are stored unencoded.  This is often desirable  because  the
   Xlib  API  and  X11 protocol data structures used for representing font
   metric information are extremely  inefficient  when  handling  sparsely
   populated fonts.


   The command
          bdftruncate 0x3200 < 6x13.bdf > 6x13t.bdf
   will  generate  the  file  6x13t.bdf  in which all glyphs with codes >=
   0x3200 will only  be  stored  unencoded  (i.e.,  they  are  encoded  at
   codepoint -1).




   bdftruncate was written by Markus Kuhn.

   Branden  Robinson  wrote  this  manual  page, originally for the Debian


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