[OS X TeX] Microtypography in pdfLaTeX

Alexandru Scorpan ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Sun Sep 19 20:50:01 CEST 2004


>> By the way, a nicer way to get margin kerning / character protrusion
>> for the current gwTeX is via the package pdfcprot, available in the
>> same place.
>
> I saw that too, however it's unsupported, so I figured not such a good
> candidate for inclusion in a distribution!  It also doesn't do the
> character scaling.

I meant: pdfcprot is nicer than \input protcode.tex etc.  Also,it was 
just announced that they found two volunteers to take up maintenance of 
pdfcprot.

> My guess about the incorrect character protrusion is that it's
> something to do with it being pdfTeX 1.11 rather than 1.20.

Yes, it's just that the documentation of microtype claims that the 
character protrusion part would work starting with pdfTeX 0.14f.

-- Alex

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