[XeTeX] Stretching glyphs vertically?
jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Tue Aug 12 16:05:55 CEST 2008
On 12 Aug 2008, at 12:45 AM, Will Robertson wrote:
> On 12/08/2008, at 7:41 AM, Robert Baruch wrote:
>> I'm trying to duplicate the title page of a book -- I'm using the
>> memoir and fontspec packages. The title and author appear to be Times
>> New Roman, but stretched about 200% vertically. Does anyone know of a
>> way in XeTeX to do that?
> There's no way to apply such a transform to the glyphs of the font
Yes there is, if you're using a fairly current xetex + xdvipdfmx: use
the "stretch=..." pseudo-feature (or the corresponding Fontspec
option) to *condense* the font to 0.5 horizontally, and use double the
original point size.
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