[pdftex] character protruding

Thierry Bouche Thierry.Bouche at ujf-grenoble.fr
Tue Mar 6 17:49:56 CET 2001

Concernant « [pdftex] character protruding », Ulrich Dirr écrit : «
» First: the result (in PDF and DVI) is disappointing; hyphenated words
» stuck out horribly in the margin (with \rpcode#1`\-=700 in
» protrude.tex!). And all other punctuation marks not at all!

Ahumm, you're using the first protruding syntax with a newer engine
for which those pcodes mean thousandths of an em, NOT of the char's

try to compute by hand the width of - in em. and give rpcode 70 % of

Thierry Bouche
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