[texhax] could someone give me an explanation as to why fontsize fails with an overfull box

Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Thu Jan 10 20:48:43 CET 2019

On 10/01/2019 15:15, Carlos wrote:
> I was just having the following:
> Unfortunately I couldn't get past the 14.0908 for the font size when
> having a math font for example or a 16.09 when having anything else,
> before the textwidth for the document got thrown off.

I'm not clear what this means. All you have in the example is a
justification problem. As you cannot hyphenate 'among', you either need
to re-space the line  manually, or make the word-spacing more flexible,
perhaps just for that paragraph, eg \spaceskip=3pt plus2pt minus1pt


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