CTAN has a new package: microtype

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Sat Sep 11 17:26:37 CEST 2004

A new package has been installed on tug.ctan.org and should soon get to
your favorite mirror.

Thanks for the upload,
Jim Hefferon


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: microtype
Author's name: R Schlicht
Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/microtype
Summary description: An interface to the micro-typographic extensions of 
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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The `microtype' package provides a LaTeX interface to pdfTeX's 
micro-typographic extensions: character protrusion and font expansion.

It allows to restrict character protrusion and/or font expansion to a 
certain set of fonts, and to configure micro-typographic aspects of the 
fonts in a straight-forward and flexible way.

Settings for various fonts are provided.

Note: Font expansion and character protrusion only works with the pdfTeX 
compiler, at least version 0.14f, resp. version 1.20a, for automatic font 
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You can have a look at the package at
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