[texhax] font metrics
Chris Rowley
C.A.Rowley at open.ac.uk
Mon Jun 9 14:12:47 CEST 2003
Jimmy
> some of the font formats they give `the angle in counter clockwise degrees
> from the vertical'. Should it be considered as the same thing as our slant
> parameter in tex.
Not quite, they are related as follows:
PS angle has the opposite sign to the TeX angle;
PS measures the angle using degrees, TeX measures it by its tangent
(for typical values these two are roughly proportional measures).
Do you need the approximate formula connecting them?
chris
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