[pdftex] Protrusion confusion.

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Sep 13 17:14:52 CEST 2008

I am using texlive 2008 beta. I made up a pdftex sample that looked 
like this:
\pdfpagewidth 6in
\pdfpageheight 9in
\hsize 4.5in
\vsize 7in
\pdfhorigin .75in
\parindent 0.375in
\font\rm pplr8r at 12pt
\font\it pplri8r at 12pt
\baselineskip 15pt
\input protcodex.tex
\pdffontexpand\rm 10 10 5 autoexpand

This worked OK. But when I uncomment \pdfprotrudechars the lines 
ending in hyphens etc. protrude too far into the right margin.  Not 
only the hyphen but the character next to it protrudes.

protcodex.tex is the same as protcode.tex except the \makeatletter and 
\makeatother statements have been commented out because they are not 
plain pdftex statements. 
John Culleton
Precision Typesetting
Able Indexers and Typesetters

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