[OS X TeX] gwTeX request: pdfcprot

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu May 20 08:13:14 EDT 2004

On 5/20/04 4:09 AM, "Will Robertson" <will at mecheng.adelaide.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi
> I just learned of the existence of the unfortunately named [0] package
> pdfcprot.sty. Its function is to turn on margin kerning, so you don't
> have to go through the rigmarole of including [1] in your document.
> Anyway, could it please be included with gwTeX? It would make a great
> addition to the template document I'm (sort of) in the process of
> writing. Is there any chance it could be sym-linked to
> marginkerning.sty or something similar? Are there precedents for or
> against this practise?
> [0]: (when are people going to get over the 8 character limit for
> package names? What are we using here, DOS?)
> [1]: \input protcode.tex
> \newcommand{\marginkerning}{\setprotcode\font{\itshape
> \setprotcode\font}{\bfseries \setprotcode\font}{\bfseries \itshape
> \setprotcode\font}{\small \setprotcode \font}{\small \itshape
> \setprotcode \font}{\small \itshape \bfseries \setprotcode
> \font}{\footnotesize \setprotcode \font}{\footnotesize \itshape
> \setprotcode \font}{\footnotesize \itshape \bfseries \setprotcode
> \font} \pdfprotrudechars = 2} \begin{document} \marginkerning
> Regards,
> Will Robertson


I put together a small package called tmmmarkrn (I use tmm for personal
historical reasons) that does exactly that and a bit more. You can grab it
from my downloads page: <http://homepage.mac.com/herbs2/>.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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