The Metafont format menu
Utilitiesmenu of the main 4TeX menu (see Figure 4.16).
Edit printer definitions
local.mf contains the printer definitions used by
Metafont to generate the printer fonts. The file
contains several directory settings, path and environment definitions needed to run
Metafont for several predefined printers (see the 4TeX printer list in Section 6.6).
When you have changed a printer definition or added a new printer, you
need to generate new Metafont format files (e.g., for use with automatic font
generate MetaFont Format
runs INI-Metafont to generate the specified format(s).
show Log file
If Metafont detects errors, they are written in a logfile. Use this option to view the logfile.
change emTeX Options
4TeX automatically sets the options for the Metafont compilers (see Figure 4.17). Warning: it is not recommended to change them, unless you have studied the documentation very carefully.
Return to main menu
leaves the Metafont menu and return to the main menu. An equivalent key is [Esc].
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