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DECwindows Fonts, BDF Conversions?

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The Question is:

I need to edit some characters in several
existing fonts on a vms7.1 system.  Are there
any utilities to enable me to do this?  The
fonts are all in PCF format.  If I could
convert the fonts to BDF format I could then
copy them to my Linux box where I have a BDF
Stuart Lightfoot

The Answer is :

  DECwindows also provides the FONT converter verb, and FONT operates with
  the BDF, PCF, and SNF font formats.
  You will particularly want to review the available Managing DECwindows
  Motif for OpenVMS Systems manual, a manual that is part of the OpenVMS
  DECwindows documentation set.  (Please see the OpenVMS FAQ for pointers.)
  Font editors are available for OpenVMS, and graphics editing tools such
  as ImageMagik are also available -- various X Windows font editors should
  Fonts are regularly copyrighted materials.

answer written or last revised on ( 4-SEP-2001 )

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