[OS X TeX] overview of what TeX is producing

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Mar 1 19:18:22 EST 2005

On 2 mrt 2005, at 0:57, Will Robertson wrote:

> Shouldn't the descriptions of the two TextEdit samples be reversed? 
> (Why is the "non-hyphenated" sample trying to score extra points?)

well spotted. will change tomorrow (1 AM over here)

> It doesn't look like the LaTeX protrusion and expansion sample is what 
> it claims to be...it at least doesn't seem to use char protrusion but 
> my eyes aren't good enough to judge whether it uses expansion (could 
> it have been turned off because font embedding wasn't turned on?). But 
> it's set differently to the other LaTeX examples. Hmmm, puzzling.

font embedding is on. I may have mixed 'em up. Will check after sleep.

> Also, you don't specify if \sloppy was used for the prot/extrude 
> samples. Was it?

will post more info later on, I did play with \tolerance.

> I think I saw a typo somewhere: "teh" :)

of course...

> It would be good (I'm not nominating you! just hypothetically:) to 
> create some sort of poster sheet with several examples and big red 
> circles around the ugly things with some explanation...provided there 
> weren't too many red circles around the TeX examples :)

Before I do that I'd like to receive more samples. Also the \tolerance 
levels may need to be set to the values that _just_ doesn't give 
overful lines.


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