[texhax] Kerning?

Christian Pleul chrisptex at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 3 18:45:01 CET 2012

On 02.03.2012, at 18:24, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 03:50:38PM +0100, Christian Pleul wrote:
>>> Unhappily the Latin Modern fonts don't correct the kerning.
>>> Then manual fixing of the kerning remains
>>> (e.g., by applying the difference of "Te" vs. "\hbox{T}\hbox{e}"
>>> to the left side of the "T").
>> Did not get the last sentences. How could it be manually fixed?
> ...-\kern-0.1ptTe...
> The value "-0.1pt" depends on the font, font size, ...
> Or use the difference of width(\hbox{Te})-width(\hbox{T}\hbox{e})
> as approximation; the width can be measured by \settowidth, for instance.

What do you think about the following values?



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