.AFM - File Extension for Adobe Font Metrics

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What is AFM? AFM, short name for Adobe Font Metrics, is used as the file extension for Adobe Font Metrics files. .AFM files are text files that can be opened by Notepad or any text editors. See the sample .AFM file included below.

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File Extension: .AFM

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Adobe Font Metrics

.AFM files are Adobe Font Metrics files. Here is a sample .AFM Adobe Font Metrics file, d050000l.afm:

StartFontMetrics 3.0
Comment Copyright URW Software, Copyright 1997 by URW
Comment Creation Date: 10/19/1999
Comment See the file COPYING (GNU General Public License) for license conditions.
FontName Dingbats
FullName Dingbats 
FamilyName Dingbats
Weight Regular
ItalicAngle 0.0
IsFixedPitch false
UnderlinePosition -72
UnderlineThickness 36
Version 001.005
Notice URW Software, Copyright 1997 by URW
EncodingScheme FontSpecific
FontBBox -1 -143 981 819
CapHeight 691
XHeight 567
Descender -143
Ascender 691
StartCharMetrics 203
C 32 ; WX 278 ; N space ; B 0 0 0 0 ;
C 33 ; WX 974 ; N a1 ; B 35 71 939 617 ;
C 34 ; WX 961 ; N a2 ; B 35 81 927 611 ;
C 35 ; WX 974 ; N a202 ; B 35 69 939 615 ;
C 36 ; WX 980 ; N a3 ; B 35 0 945 691 ;
C 37 ; WX 719 ; N a4 ; B 34 138 685 566 ;
...

.AFM Adobe Font Metrics file sample: Click sample.afm to download.

Since .AFM files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .AFM Adobe Font Metrics files, see links below:

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