[pdftex] Compressing a font

Plamen Tanovski pgt at arcor.de
Fri Nov 13 17:59:18 CET 2009

> >>So can the map ExtendFont file, same approach, but you dismissed that.
> >
> >I tried it. In my tests it compresses the characters, but doesn't
> >change the metrics, which makes it unusable. InDesign does both.
> Surely you know how to create tfm files...

Well, this is maybe the occcasion for some Perl guru to port the
vplutils to modern Perl and include them in TeX Live. spacevpl would
be then the quickest way, I suppose.

best regards,

Plamen Tanovski

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