On Thu, 4/28/16, Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com> wrote:
On 28/04/2016 16:32, Jon Elson wrote:
Have you tried MetaFont?? I've never actually
created a font with it,
just used it automatically within the TeX environment.? But, there is
a human-readable language that defines the characters.
I haven't where would I find it?
It should be part of pretty much any TeX installation. I don't know if anyone
has packaged it up independently of TeX though. If you don't already
have TeX installed, I'll warn you that the mainstream TeX distributions
are pretty huge. There's a build-from-source distribution called kerTeX
that I use. It's much closer to Knuth's original packaging and I find to be
quite a bit more managable. If all you need is METAFONT, then that
might be a nice way to go.