Install latest/stable of unifonter

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unifonter is a filter that tries to make ASCII fancy with the help of Unicode

unifonter is meant to be used as a filter, or as a quick lookup / translation tool. So you can use it either like

 $ man man | unifonter
 ๐”๐”„๐”‘(1)                   ๐”๐”ž๐”ซ๐”ฒ๐”ž๐”ฉ ๐”ญ๐”ž๐”ค๐”ข๐”ฏ ๐”ฒ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฉ๐”ฐ                   ๐”๐”„๐”‘(1)

        ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ - ๐”ž๐”ซ ๐”ฆ๐”ซ๐”ฑ๐”ข๐”ฏ๐”ฃ๐”ž๐” ๐”ข ๐”ฑ๐”ฌ ๐”ฑ๐”ฅ๐”ข ๐”ฐ๐”ถ๐”ฐ๐”ฑ๐”ข๐”ช ๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ฃ๐”ข๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ซ๐” ๐”ข ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ๐”ฒ๐”ž๐”ฉ๐”ฐ

        ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ [๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ ๐”ฌ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ๐”ฐ] [[๐”ฐ๐”ข๐” ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ] ๐”ญ๐”ž๐”ค๐”ข ...] ...
        ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ -๐”จ [๐”ž๐”ญ๐”ฏ๐”ฌ๐”ญ๐”ฌ๐”ฐ ๐”ฌ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ๐”ฐ] ๐”ฏ๐”ข๐”ค๐”ข๐”ต๐”ญ ...
        ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ -๐”Ž [๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ ๐”ฌ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ๐”ฐ] [๐”ฐ๐”ข๐” ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ] ๐”ฑ๐”ข๐”ฏ๐”ช ...
        ๐”ช๐”ž๐”ซ -๐”ฃ [๐”ด๐”ฅ๐”ž๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฐ ๐”ฌ๐”ญ๐”ฑ๐”ฆ๐”ฌ๐”ซ๐”ฐ] ๐”ญ๐”ž๐”ค๐”ข ...


 $ unifonter Hello

Several different styles are supported; use -k followed by a style combination you want, otherwise one is chosen at random.

Supported styles can be seen via unifonter -d:

  • ๐๐จ๐ฅ๐
  • ๐ผ๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘™๐‘–๐‘
  • ๐‘ฉ๐’๐’๐’… ๐‘ฐ๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’„
  • ๐–ฒ๐–บ๐—‡๐—Œ-๐–ฒ๐–พ๐—‹๐—‚๐–ฟ
  • ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€-๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ณ ๐—•๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ
  • ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด-๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ง ๐˜๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค
  • ๐™Ž๐™–๐™ฃ๐™จ-๐™Ž๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™› ๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™ก๐™™ ๐™„๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก๐™ž๐™˜
  • ๐’ฎ๐’ธ๐“‡๐’พ๐“…๐“‰
  • ๐“‘๐“ธ๐“ต๐“ญ ๐“ข๐“ฌ๐“ป๐“ฒ๐“น๐“ฝ
  • ๐”ป๐• ๐•ฆ๐•“๐•๐•–-๐•Š๐•ฅ๐•ฃ๐•ฆ๐•”๐•œ
  • ๐”‰๐”ฏ๐”ž๐”จ๐”ฑ๐”ฒ๐”ฏ
  • ๐•ญ๐–”๐–‘๐–‰ ๐•ฑ๐–—๐–†๐–๐–™๐–š๐–—
  • Sแดแด€สŸสŸ-Cแด€แด˜๊œฑ
  • ๐™ผ๐š˜๐š—๐š˜๐šœ๐š™๐šŠ๐šŒ๐šŽ
  • ๏ผฆ๏ฝ•๏ฝŒ๏ฝŒ๏ฝ—๏ฝ‰๏ฝ„๏ฝ”๏ฝˆ

but note the order of the letters doesn't matter (-k bis is the same as -k sib), so if you find that you think "fraktur bold" instead of "bold fraktur", just go with it.

Some other options are supported; see the output of -h.

Details for unifonter

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 17 August 2021 - latest/stable
  • 18 August 2021 - latest/edge



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