[OS X TeX] More pronounced margin kerning in TL 2004?

Jérôme Laurens jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Tue Nov 9 02:23:05 EST 2004

Le 8 nov. 04, à 17:01, Bruno Voisin a écrit :

> Hello,
> Is it just me, or has the effect of margin kerning been intensified in 
> the version of pdfTeX shipped with TL2004? I think there has been on 
> this list a message mentioning this, at the time TL2004 was released, 
> but I can't find it.
> I usually get margin kerning in LaTeX with:
>   \input{protcode}
>   \newcommand{\setupfont}{
>     \setprotcode\font}
>   \newcommand{\setupfam}{
>     \setupfont
>     {\itshape\setupfont}
>     {\bfseries\setupfont}
>     {\itshape\bfseries\setupfont}
>     {\scshape\setupfont}}
>   \AtBeginDocument{
>     \setupfam
>     {\LARGE\setupfam}
>     {\large\setupfam}
>     {\small\setupfam}
>     {\footnotesize\setupfam}
>     {\indexsize\setupfam}}
>   \pdfprotrudechars=2
> (I haven't started experimenting with pdfcprot or microtype yet). But 
> using the above I now have the impression, after moving to TL2004, 
> that punctuation signs and hyphens protrude more in the right margin 
> than they did before. Is it just an illusion?
> Bruno Voisin

I don't think my remark will help, it is more a mater of TeX coding.
I never use a begin group to end a line, I always use a comment after 
Using a "{" alone to end the line will sometimes add an unexpected 
white space.

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