[OS X TeX] Documents less legible with T1 font encoding

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Thu Aug 4 22:48:23 EDT 2005

On Aug 4, 2005, at 6:18 PM, Nestor Aguilera wrote:

> Hi,
> On 4 Aug 2005, at 18:58, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> This is exactly what I use, because Bruno Voisin and Piet van  
>> Oostrum showed
>> me that with OT1 I get the following hyphenation with the word  
>> murciélago
>> (yes, my mother language is Spanish as well) as an example: mur- 
>> ciéla-go;
>> with T1, on the other hand, I get mur-cié-la-go. That is to say,  
>> with OT1 I
>> don't get an otherwise correct hyphenation where an accent occurs.
> Yes, you are right. However, I still like the CM output best. With  
> Latin Modern you'll see that the bottom left part of the accent in  
> "í" is to the left of the "column" (I like it more on top of it),  
> and in "ú" it is on top of the left "column" (and I like it more in  
> the middle, between the two "columns"). Also compare the output of  
> the CM-super: the accents are better located (to me) but they are  
> smaller and therefore harder to read, especially when printed. Also  
> notice that the hyphenation, although correct with T1, may give  
> different results with CM-super and Latin Modern (guess this is  
> because of their design).

Indeed. I did use Latin Modern for a while, but now I prefer CM-super.


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