[texhax] font metrics

Jimmy verma jim_938 at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 9 21:18:15 CEST 2003

What about opentype font format? I am much more interested in having a 
comparison with this.

Thanks for responding.

>From: Chris Rowley <C.A.Rowley at open.ac.uk>
>To: Jimmy verma <jim_938 at hotmail.com>
>CC: texhax at tug.org
>Subject: Re: [texhax] font metrics
>Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2003 13:12:47 +0100
> > some of the font formats they give `the angle in counter clockwise 
> > from the vertical'.  Should it be considered as the same thing as our 
> > parameter in tex.
>Not quite, they are related as follows:
>PS angle has the opposite sign to the TeX angle;
>PS measures the angle using degrees, TeX measures it by its tangent
>(for typical values these two are roughly proportional measures).
>Do you need the approximate formula connecting them?

Go down memory lane. Revisit the cool times. 
http://www.batchmates.com/msn.asp Reconnect with old friends!

More information about the texhax mailing list