is a program form the yudit distribution. It makes a formatted poscript
output that can be saved or directly sent to the printer.
The program needs a TrueType font that has unicode table in order to
If you are running Linux you most probably have unicode truetype fonts,
because there are very few vendors, if any. who give discount if you do not
buy Windows. If you are running other Unices it is still possible to
get a freely available font. I have made ciberbit.ttf a default font for
uniprint, mainly because it is freely downloadable from
The postcript output contains all drawing information. No extra
fonts are needed, and it can be printed on any postscript printer.
You may encounter probkems with old ghostview or old printers. I used
this program with ghostscript 5.10 because 2.6.2 gave me stack overflow
Do not sent the output to the printer, put it in the file instead.
character is specified, send the postscript data to the standard output.
If specified read the document from a file. Read stdin otherwise.
specifies the encoding of the input text.
All encodings that are available for
can be used. If not specified encoding is set to utf-8.
Send the postscript output to printer through the 'lpr -P Printer'
options makes this program print a graphical representation of
line breaking characters.
sets the size of the font for the text body in
sets the size of the font for the header in
If zero size is specified, no header is printed.
specifies the font to be used for printing.
is the full pathname of the font, like
or just the name of the file
The fonts are searched using yudit.fontpath property
in ~/.yudit/yudit.properties or /usr/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties.
directory where the font files are kept.
By default /usr/share/yudit/fonts and ~/.yudit/fonts are searched.
This option can be specified multiple times, to create a virtual font.
~/.yudit/yudit.properties or /usr/share/yudit/config/yudit.properties
can have yudit.fontpath and yudit.datapath properties.
The former is where the font files, the latter is where the map files
By default /usr/share/yudit/fonts is searched.
This program was written by email@example.com (Gaspar Sinai),
using the code of
program that was written by Adrew Weeks.
Tokyo, 2 November, 2001.