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4.10 The MFjob menu 

This menu appears after choosing MFjob from the Utilities menu of the main 4TeX menu (see Figure 4.18).  
Figure 4.18MFjob menu

[F] change metafont job File
selects the Metafont job file (.mfj) to be edited/created. In a Metafont job file you can specify which fonts should be generated.

[P] change metafont job Path
clears the field job path and another subdirectory can be chosen. If you enter a directory name with wildcards (or an empty one) 4TeX will display a list of all directories that satisfy the wildcard specification. By using the cursor keys you can select the directory you want. Using this approach you do not have to type the whole directory name (correctly) but only a few letters are often enough. Press [Esc] to restore the directory name to the old setting.

[A] change metafont source pAth
selects a directory containing Metafont sources (i.e. .mf files containing the font description). There are two directories to choose from, i.e. the directory ?:\emtex\metafont\mfinput (specified by the environment variable MFINPUT in the file system.set) and the directory c:\texfiles\mf (specified by the environment variable MYMF in the file texuser.<os>).

[S] Select source files to make metafont job file
After selecting one ore more .mf files, a Metafont job file will be created or extended.

[E] Edit metafont job file
The Metafont job file contains all statements needed to generate fonts. You can edit this file.

[O] specify metafont job Options
changes options for the MetaFont program. An overview of all options is displayed on screen (see Figure 4.19). Warning: it is not recommended to change them, unless you have studied the documentation very carefully.  

Figure 4.19Options for the MFjob menu

[M] run Metafont job
Metafont will generate fonts and store them in the right directories.

[L] show Logfile
shows the remarks and error messages that Metafont produced. They are stored in the log file.

[R] Return to main menu
leaves the MFjob menu and return to the main menu. An equivalent key is [Esc].

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