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12.4 Adding a new glyph
Adding a new glyph is done by modifying the .mf file to which the glyph will be added.
Necessary functions to draw the glyph can be added anywhere in the file, but it is standard to put them immediately before the glyph definition.
The glyph definition begins with:
fet_beginchar ("glyph description", "glyphname");
glyph description replaced with a short description of the
glyphname replaced with the glyphname, which is chosen
to comply with the naming rules in mf/README.
The metafont code used to draw the glyph follows the
entry. The glyph is finished with: