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Name Adobe PostScript Font Metrics file
Other names  
Identifiers PUID:  fmt/509
Description Part of the PostScript Type 1 font format family. On Windows, Type 1 fonts consist of a PostScript Font Binary (.PFB) file, plus a corresponding PostScript Font Metrics (.PFM) file. (Some very old Type 1 fonts may ship with a .PFB, .AFM, and .INF file. Installing such fonts will create a .PFM file from the .AFM and .INF files.)
Orientation Binary
Byte order  
Related file formats None.
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Supported by Adobe Systems Incorporated
Source The Borthwick Institute for Archives / The Borthwick Institute for Archives
Source date 26 Feb 2013
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Last updated 26 Feb 2013
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