[luatex] LuaTeX file almost 2.5x bigger

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jul 25 22:17:15 CEST 2010

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 08:21:59PM +0200, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
> On 07/25/2010 08:06 PM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> >>
> >>Kahled, I don't know how can be tested, but I guess that if all you
> >>need is only a relative large TeX file, “TeX for the Impatient”
> >>(http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/impatient/) should be a good
> >>choice. Is this what you need?
> >
> >I was actually interested in your microtype usage, I'm not familiar with
> >it myself.
> I'm not familiar with microtype. Thanks to a post from Ulrike
> Fischer, my settings are:
> \pdfprotrudechars2\pdfadjustspacing2
> \defaultfontfeatures{RawFeature={protrusion=default;
> expansion=default;},Mapping=tex-text,Scale=MatchLowercase}

That is the lua-based solution I was referring to, actually :)

BTW, you should not be using Mapping=tex-text with luatex, you should
use Ligatures=TeX instead (luatex has no Mapping support, but fontspec
special case Mapping=tex-text for backward compatibility).


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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