makejvf - generate VF file from japanese TeX TFM file for dvips

Distribution: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: makejvf
Package version: 1.1a+0
Package release: 2
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 92 B
Download size: 15.28 KB
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For japanese font, the real size of PS font and information of TFM file is a bit different and this causes unexpected output so we need VF file to fix this situation. This package provide a tool to generate such VF files from TFM files.




    Source package: makejvf

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install makejvf deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install makejvf


    • /usr/bin/makejvf
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/COPYRIGHT
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/COPYRIGHT.jis
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/Changes.txt
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/README.txt.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/makejvf/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/makejvf.1.gz


    2005-08-15 - Atsuhito KOHDA <> makejvf (1.1a+0-2) unstable; urgency=low * Removed obsolete links in /usr/doc as suggested by Joey Hess <>. * Fixed makejvf.1 (removing Japanese characters).

    2002-01-23 - Atsuhito KOHDA <> makejvf (1.1a+0-1) unstable; urgency=low * The license was changed to the modified BSD and so this could go in main. But the upstream did not change the version number so I changed the version to 1.1a+0.

    2001-10-10 - Atsuhito KOHDA <> makejvf (1.1a-2) unstable; urgency=low * Supported building with debugging information through the environment variable `DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS'

    2001-05-25 - Atsuhito KOHDA <> makejvf (1.1a-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial Release.