pbmtextpsSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: 02 January 2003
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NAMEpbmtextps - render text into a bitmap via postscript
SYNOPSISpbmtextps [-font fontfile] [-fontsize fontsize] [-resolution resolution] [-stroke strokesize] [-verbose [text]
pbmtextps takes a single line of text from the command line and renders it into a PBM image.
The image is cropped at the top and the right. It is not cropped at the left or bottom so that the text begins at the same position relative to the origin. You can use pnmcrop to crop it all the way.
You can specify the font to use with the
option. This is the name of any valid postscript font which is installed on
Size of font in points. See the
option for information on how to interpret this size.
Default is 24 points.
Resolution in dots per inch of distance measurements pertaining to
generation of the image. PBM images don't have any inherent resolution, so
a distance such as "1 inch" doesn't mean anything unless you separately
specify what resolution you're talking about. That's what this option does.
In particular, the meaning of the font size is determined by this resolution. If the font size is 24 points and the resolution is 150 dpi, then the font size is 50 pixels.
Default is 150 dpi.
Width of line to use for stroke font. There is no default stroke width
because the letters are solid by default.
See pbmtext for usage examples.
SEE ALSOpbmtext(1), pnmcut(1), pnmcrop(1), pnmcomp(1), ppmchange(1), pnmrotate(1), ppmlabel(1), pbm(5)
AUTHORCopyright (C) 2002 by James McCann
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