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%%%     package="m-capbas.arj"
%%%     author="Phons Bloemen (PhB)",
%%%     address="Eindhoven U. of Technology"
%%%     email="Internet: phons@ei.ele.tue.nl",
%%%     abstract="
%%%        Capital Baseball
%%%        Part of Capital Baseball package"
%%%     copyright="Copyleft (L) Phons Bloemen (PhB),
%%%        according to GNU public licence version 2 or later.
%%%        (1) Do not change this file (even its name)
%%%        (2) if you do make changes, first rename it to some
%%%            other name, and mark your changes clearly.",
%%%     }
Capital Baseball contains a lot of new fonts:
7-segment, 14-segment, Simple, matrix fonts like Flyspec and
Neckerspoel, and Capital Baseball itself.
Capital Baseball contains the folling files (run the 'driver'
files through Metafont).

capbas.mf        4160  10-06-94  'driver file' for Capital Baseball font.
capbasd.mf       4384  10-06-94  'driver file' for CapBas DoubleOutline font.
capfon.mf       15986  10-03-94  Contains character definitions
cmbug.mf          662  10-06-94  Example of mftools.mf.
                                 Creates a 'buggy' version of cmtt10.
                                 Create larger magnifications!
cmgray.mf         572  10-06-94  Example of mftools.mf.
                                 Creates a 'grayed' version of cmssbx10.
d7seg.mf         6863  10-03-94  'driver file' for a seven-segment font.
deseg.mf         8639  10-03-94  'driver file' for a 14-segment (star) font.
flyspec.mf       7113  10-03-94  'driver file' for Flyspec (5x5 matrix font).
                                 Render this at mag=0.3.
mftools.mf       8828  10-21-94  This file contains my Metafont toolkit.
necker.mf        8003  10-03-94  'driver file' for Neckerspoel (5x8 matrix font).
readme           3272  10-21-94  This file.
simdefs.mf       5730  10-03-94  Font definitions for Simple.
simfon.mf        5616  10-03-94  'driver file' for Simple.

The toolkit contains the following functions, which work on the
'currentpicture' (the character glyph as Metafont has hit in
memory at the moment of the application of the function)

outline(a)       outline a character. 'a' controls thickness of
                 outline, and is a fraction of character width 'w'.
douboutline(a,b) keep the character, and draw an outline of
                 thickness 'a' at distance 'b' around it.
gentile          generate a tiling pattern. See the mftools.mf
                 file and the example cmbugs.mf for its use.
                 After this, do a 'tilepicture:=currentpicture".
tilepic(til)     apply tiling pattern 'til' to the character
                 glyph in memory (pictures are 'AND'ed).
otilepic(til,a)  apply tiling pattern 'til' to the character, and
                 create an outline of the character. The character
                 and tiling are 'AND'ed, the outline is 'OR'ed.
xmirror          reflect around axis x=0.5w.
ymirror          reflect around axis y=0.5(h+d).
reversevideo     invert the 'currentpicture'. Boundary: (w * (h+d)).

Happy Metafonting,

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (26.2k).

cap­bas – Cap­i­tal base­ball "ma­trix printer" font col­lec­tion

The col­lec­tion con­tains a toolkit and a set of small fonts that em­u­late var­i­ous ma­trix print­ers, in­clud­ing Flyspec 3 (a 5x5 grid font), Neck­er­spoel (a 5x7 grid font), and Cap­i­tal base­ball it­self. Doc­u­men­ta­tion on the web is in Dutch.

Ver­sion 1994-10-21
Li­censeGNU Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Main­tainerPhons Bloe­men
Topics fonts them­selves
fonts de­signed more for fun than for ac­tual use
fonts dis­tributed as source
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