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6 edition of The METAFONTbook found in the catalog.

The METAFONTbook

by Donald Knuth

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • METAFONT,
  • Font editors,
  • Computerized typesetting

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMETAFONT book
    StatementDonald E. Knuth ; illustrations by Duane Bibby
    SeriesComputers & typesetting -- C
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 361 p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17003491M
    ISBN 100201134454

    Synopsis METAFONT, created by author Donald E. Knuth, is a computer language that allows you to produce professional quality typefaces using mathematical type design. The METAFONTbook, a users guide and reference manual, enables readers with only minimal computer science or word processing Author: Donald E. Knuth. The TeXbook by Donald Knuth is the most comrehensive book about TEX (tex source) The METAFONTbook is also downloadable (tex source) The last two books are copyrighted and you are not supposed to compile them. These files are, in fact, much more than sources of textbooks. They are invaluable examples of TeX input.

    Books shelved as metacognition: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell, The Art of. The METAFONTbook enables readers, with only minimal computer science or word processing experience, to master the basic as well as the more advanced features of METAFONT programming. With this manual, readers will learn how to write a read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book reviews epub, read books online, books to.

      The METAFONTbook, Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley 1 New symbols may be defined in the code metapost section of the layout command. This makes it easy to add new symbols at the run-time. Author of The Art of Computer Programming, Mathematical writing, TEX, The TeXbook, METAFONT, MIX, The METAFONTbook, Computer modern typefaces.


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The METAFONTbook by Donald Knuth Download PDF EPUB FB2

The METAFONTbook, a users guide and reference manual, enables readers with only minimal computer science or word processing experience to master the basic as well as the more advanced areas of METAFONT by: About the author () Donald E.

Knuthis known throughout the world for his pioneering work on algorithms and programming techniques, for his invention of the Tex and Metafont systems for computer typesetting, and for his prolific and influential writing.

Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, he currently devotes full time to the completion of these fascicles. The METAFONTbook enables readers, with only minimal computer science or word processing experience, to master the basic as well as the more advanced features of METAFONT programming.

With this manual, readers will learn how to write a program using METAFONT that can customize a type design that already exists, create an entire alphabet from scratch, and create logos or special symbols. The METAFONTbook enables readers, with only minimal computer science or word processing experience, to master the basic as well as the more advanced features of METAFONT programming.

With this manual, readers will learn how to write a program using METAFONT that can customize a type design that already exists, create an entire alphabet from. The METAFONTbook Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by DeannaFlegal on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The book describes everything, from how to draw simple lines on curves, to creating three-dimensional images, trees, knots, charts, etc.

The book contains hundreds of examples, with ready-to-run code, for hardcopy or PDF output. Reviewed for TUGboat. LaTeX Quick Reference, by Herbert Voß (UIT Cambridge, vi+ pp.

Paperback, US$ ISBN ). METAFONT. book. This file provides the source of The METAFONT book, which is provided as an example of the business of writing a book in T. The source has ‘protection’ against use to. % The file is distributed only for people to see its examples of TeX input, % not for use in the preparation of books like The METAFONTbook.

% Permission for any other use of this file must be obtained in writing % from the copyright holder and also from the publisher (Addison-Wesley).

Another noteworthy characteristic of this book is that it doesn’t always tell the truth. When certain concepts of METAFONTare introduced informally, general rules will be stated; afterwards you will find that the rules aren’t strictly true.

In general, the later chapters contain File Size: 1MB. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: 'METAFONT' is a system for the design of symbols and alphabetic characters suited to raster-based devices that print or display text. 'METAFONT' is a system for the design of symbols and alphabetic characters suited to raster-based devices that print or display text.

This METAFONT book. The METAFONTbook的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. The METAFONTbook, a users guide and reference manual, enables readers with only minimal computer science or word processing experience to master the basic as well as the more advanced areas of METAFONT programming.

Readers will learn how to write a. METAFONT is a system for the design of symbols and alphabetic characters suited to raster-based devices that print or display text.

The construction of a typeface is an art form and this manual is written for people who wish to advance the quality of mathematical typesetting. The METAFONTbook enables readers, with only minimal computer science or word processing experience, to master the basic.

Books in Print by Donald E. Knuth (photo of all the books, by Héctor García-Molina, 15 March ) (photo of all the translations, by Héctor García-Molina, 15 March ) Click web links for current news about each book of interest.

Donald Knuth: The Metafontbook, Addison-Wesley ISBN The source code of the book in TeX (and a needed macro) is available online on CTAN. Donald Knuth: The Metafont source code is written in the WEB programming language, and includes very extensive documentation about the algorithms used in per(s): Donald Knuth.

The METAFONTbook, a users guide and reference manual, The book is a companion text to Knuth's The TeXbook, since TeX can be used to typeset with fonts created using METAFONT.

Knuth's familiar wit, and illustrations specially drawn by Duane Bibby, add a light touch to an unusually readable software manual. Price: $ CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Whose strokes are the best and this has an (intentional) double meaning: Not only does it say that he drew the most beautiful shapes.

It secretly implies that he also gave the most valuable feedback. Because, in English, we get a “stroke ” from another person when that person pays us a compliment. Donald E. Knuth: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK.

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