alias.fnt) lists the font metric file name and the font family name aliases in the FONT section. Font family name aliases let you change all of the requested instances of
a font family name (as defined in the character set definition file) to another font
alias.fnt file is used with the AFP2PDF Transform to change all requests for the SonoranSerif
font to requests for the Times font, which is one of the base fonts available in the
Adobe Acrobat Viewer.
Alias File Example
[FONT] ; ***** Requested font = font name,Font metric/AFM filename (or 'NULL' for not used); SonoranSerif=Times, NULL
If multiple mappings are listed in the file for the same family name, only the first match is used.
The alias file is processed sequentially. Items within the alias file are not chained. That is, if
Century Schoolbookis set equal to
Timesis set equal to
Times New Roman, then
Century Schoolbookis not set equal to
Times New Roman.
Blanks in family names are treated as characters. For example,
New Century Schlbkis not the same font as