[pdftex] SVG and pdftex.
w.m.l at gmx.net
Tue Nov 3 23:58:53 CET 2009
On 03.11.2009 18:50 Uhr, Jim Diamond wrote:
> Are there any plans afoot to facilitate the use of microtypography in
> luatex for plain tex users?
Since the microtype package depends heavily on latex's font selection
scheme, this package will never work with plain tex. To enable
microtypography in plain tex, I recommend starting with Han The Thanh's
protcode.tex (also on CTAN, AFAIK), which will enable protrusion.
Expansion is even simpler: the following will work with pdftex as well
as with luatex:
\pdffontexpand\font 20 20 1 autoexpand
`Margin kerning is the adjustments of the characters at the margins of a
typeset text. A simplified employment of margin kerning is hanging
punctuation. Margin kerning is needed for optical alignment of the
margins of a typeset text, because mechanical justification of the
margins makes them look rather ragged. Some characters can make a line
appear shorter to the human eye than others. Shifting such characters by
an appropriate amount into the margins would greatly improve the
appearance of a typeset text.'
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