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Converts bdf font files into COE FPGA file. The Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF) is a file format for storing bitmap fonts. The content is presented as a text file that is intended to be human and computer readable. http://sourceforge.net/projects/bdf2c/
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@file README @brief BDF Font to C source convertor readme Copyright (c) 2009, 2010 by Lutz Sammer. All Rights Reserved. Contributor(s): License: AGPLv3 This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details. $Id$ My version of BDF fonts convertor to C includes, which can be used to embed fonts into the executable. Usage: ./bdf2c -c Print #defines for font files to stdout. ./bdf2c -C font.h Create font.h, which contains #defines for fonts. ./bdf2c -b < font.bdf > font.c Create font.c which contains the converted bdf font. The C file contains: Bitmap data for the characters. Character width table for proportional font Character codes table for utf-8 font TODO: Proportional fonts (f.e. generated from ttf2bdf) aren't yet supported. Example how to use the created font file.