[OS X TeX] One line is longer than the others

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon May 21 16:57:27 EDT 2007

On May 21, 2007, at 3:31 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 21.05.2007 um 20:41 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> I find the font expansion provided by the microtype package and  
>> pdflatex truly amazing. There is much less hyphenation and a  
>> beautifully even ``gray'' to paragraphs with very few rivers. The  
>> cost is files size; each of the stretched fonts have to be  
>> (partially) embedded in the pdf so the files can get fairly large.
> With pdfTeX 1.40 this should have gone. Now a value in the  
> transformation matrix is changed/set appropriately. So there is  
> only one font embedded, and pdffonts only lists this one. It works  
> for PostScript as well as for TrueType.
> --
> Greetings
>   Pete


Just checked (latex gwTeX --- pdflatex 1.40.3) and sure enough, the  
file is mostly the same size whether microtype is used or not. Even  
more wonderful!

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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