CTAN package upgrade: microtype

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Wed Jan 26 19:11:56 CET 2005

A package has been upgraded on tug.ctan.org and should soon make its way
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 pdfTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
- - ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 CHANGES in v1.6:
- - ------------------
  * New option `factor’ to influence protrusion resp. 
    expansion of all characters of a font (set)
  * When pdfTeX is too old to expand fonts automatically, 
    font expansion has to be enabled explicitly
  * Protrusion:
    + improved digits
    + added italic uppercase Greek letters
    + tuned CMR math letters
  * Use e-TeX extensions, if available

- - ----------------------------------------------------------------------

You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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