CTAN submission -- kerntest v1.32
rainer.schoepf at proteosys.com
Thu Apr 15 17:52:30 CEST 2004
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Harald Harders wrote:
> I have uploaded kerntest-v1_32.tar.gz to ftp.dante.de. Please replace all
> files in ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/kerntest/ by
> its contents. License stays LPPL.
Thanks for the update, I installed it as requested, in
> >From the README:
> Print tables and generate mtx files that help to adjust kernings
> This class makes it easy to generate tables that show many different
> kerning pairs of an arbitrary font, usable by LaTeX.
> It shows the kerning values that are used by the the font by default.
> In addition, this class enables the user to alternate the kernings
> and to observe the results.
> Kerning pairs can be defined for groups of similar glyphs at once.
> Automatically, an mtx file is generated that can be loaded by
> fontinst to introduce the user-made kernings into the virtual font
> for LaTeX.
> >From the ChangeLog:
> v1.32 2004/04/13 Harald Harders (h.harders at tu-bs.de)
> - Direct access on glyph names instead of parsing \getpsname.
> - Speed up \writemtxkern, \defglyphclass, \ifglyphinclass, and
> \@ifglyphinclass (in total, app. factor 20).
> - Allow to set relative kerning widths in glyph classes.
> - Do not scale Helvetica by default because this breaks
> testing Helvetica.
> v1.31 2004/04/13 Harald Harders (h.harders at tu-bs.de)
> - Use \setleftkerning and \setrightkerning instead of writing
> every kerning pair.
> v1.30 2004/04/12 Harald Harders (h.harders at tu-bs.de)
> - Add encodings OT1, T2A, T2B, and LY1.
> - Template for OT1 encoding.
> - Parameter-dependent encodings (for example with or without
> - New option designsize for giving the design size of the font
> v1.11 2004/04/06 Harald Harders (h.harders at tu-bs.de)
> - Allow to give glyphs by number (decimal, hex, octal) or by
> PostScript name.
> - Write glyph name to table.
> - Find and complain inconsistent kerning data.
> - Introduce glyph classes to set the kerning for similar glyph
> shapes by once.
> - Reduce left margin.
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