CTAN package update: microtype

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Sep 23 16:59:06 CEST 2004

A package has been updated at tug.ctan.org and it should make its way to
your favorite mirror real soon.

Thank you for the update,
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.

 * added protrusion settings for Adobe Minion 
   (contributed by Harald Harders)
 * added protrusion factors for more characters
 * possibility to declare inheriting characters
 * characters may also be specified as hexadecimal or 
   octal numbers

 * configuration file names are now in lowercase
 * removed 8-bit characters from the default 
   configuration files
 * several bug fixes

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