[texhax] Justification through glyph variants
Joel C. Salomon
joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 12:54:15 CET 2011
In some older Hebrew books, and in Hebrew calligraphy, a technique used
to align text to the outer margin is stretching letters. Certain
letters are particularly stretchable; in fact, Unicode has several "wide
letters" encoded in the Alphabetic Presentation Forms area.
For reference, compare:
א = ﬡ, ד = ﬢ, ה = ﬣ, כ = ﬤ, ל = ﬥ, ם = ﬦ, ר = ﬧ, ת = ﬨ.
At any rate, is there any way to make (any version of) TeX use these to
help justify lines?
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