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Font::TTF::PSNames - Utilities for Postscript glyph name processing


  use Font::TTF::PSNames qw(parse lookup);
  $name = lookup($uni);
  $uni = parse($name);


lookup ( $usv [, $noAlt [, $noUni] ])

return the Adobe-recommended glyph name for a specific Unicode codepoint (integer). By default returns uniXXXX names rather than afiiNNNNN or SFnnnnnn names

If $noAlt is true, afii and SF names are returned rather than uniXXXX.

if $noUni is true, returns undef if it would have to resort to uniXXXX or uXXXXXX style names. Essentially this represents a straight lookup in the Adobe-recommended list.

parse ( $glyphname )

Parse an Adobe-conformant glyph name, generating a Unicode codepoint sequence equivalent to the glyph (or glyph components, should the name represent a ligature). In scalar context, returns a reference to an array of Unicodes (decimal). Array is empty if the glyph name is non-conformant. In list context, the first item returned is the same array reference as above. The second item is a reference to an array containing the extensions (if any) present on the glyph name. The '.' that precedes each extension is not included.


Martin Hosken


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