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       PS_begin_font — Starts a new Type3 font


       #include <pslib.h>

       int  PS_begin_font(PSDoc  *psdoc,  const char *fontname, int reserverd,
       double a, double b, double c, double d, double e, double f, const  char


       PostScript supports various kinds of fonts. Type3 fonts are fonts whose
       glyphs are created with a subset of regular PostScript commands.   This
       function  starts a new Type3 font embedded into the document which must
       be closed with PS_end_font. Each  glyph  is  created  with  consecutive
       calls  of  PS_end_glyph and PS_end_glyph. Once the new font is created,
       it can be used like any other font loaded with PS_findfont. The  passed
       floating  point  numbers  are  used to set the font matrix. a and d are
       usually set to 0.001. The remaining numbers can be left zero.

       Each  call  of  PS_begin_font  must  be  accompanied  by  a   call   to

       PS_begin_font has been introduced in version 0.4.0 of pslib.


       Returns  identifier  of  the  font  or  zero  in case of an error.  The
       identifier is a positiv number greater 0.


       PS_end_font(3), PS_begin_glyph(3), PS_end_glyph(3)


       This manual page was written by Uwe Steinmann