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Adobe font metrics (AFM)

Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) is the standard file format for Adobe fonts. It describes a font that is ASCII

and plain-text readable. AFM files are mainly used in Unix environments and support both global metrics for font programs and metrics with individual characters

. AFM files have theextension

*.afm. In addition to Adobe Font Metrics (AFM), the following are also known: Adobe Multiple Font Metrics (AMFM) and Adobe Composite Font Metrics (ACFM), which are three different variants of the same file format.

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Englisch: Adobe font metrics - AFM
Updated at: 29.09.2008
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