[pdftex] [CTAN] update: microtype

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Jul 19 18:29:58 CEST 2007

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From: CTAN Announcements <ctan-ann at dante.de>
Date: 14.07.2007 20:36
Subject: CTAN package update: microtype
To: ctan-ann at dante.de

The package described below has been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon
be at your favorite mirror

Jim Hefferon
Saint Michael's College


The following information was provided by our fellow contributor:

Name of contribution: microtype
Author's name: R Schlicht
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/microtype
Summary description: An interface to the micro-typographic extensions of pdfTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text:

Changes in version 2.2:

* Improvements to tracking/letterspacing:
   - kerning will be retained (with pdfTeX 1.40.4)
   - protrusion settings will be automatically adjusted
* New key `no ligatures' for \SetTracking to disable selected or
  all ligatures (with pdfTeX 1.40.4)
* New keys `spacing' and `outer spacing' for \SetTracking to
  customise interword spacing
* Possibility to expand a font with different parameters (with
  pdfTeX 1.40.4)
* New optional argument for \DisableLigatures to disable selected
  ligatures only
* New command \DeclareMicrotypeVariants to specify variant suffixes
* New command \textmicrotypecontext, a wrapper for \microtypecontext
* Protrusion settings for Bitstream Letter Gothic
* Basic support for LuaTeX (if generated with the `lua' option)


This package is located at
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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