CTAN package update: microtype

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Fri Jun 24 16:54:07 CEST 2005

A package has been updated on tug.ctan.org and should soon appear at
your favorite mirror.

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 pdfTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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  changes in version 1.8:
  * New option `config' to load a different main 
    configuration file
  * New option `unit' to measure protrusion factors 
    relative to a dimension instead of the character width
  * New command \DeclareMicrotypeSetDefault to declare the 
    default font sets
  * Renamed commands from \..MicroType.. to \..Microtype..
  * If font substitution has occurred, the settings for the 
    substitute will be used instead of those for the 
    selected font
  * Protrusion settings for AMS math fonts
  * Protrusion settings for Times in LY1 encoding completed
  * The `allmath' font set also includes U encoding
  * 8-bit characters in the configuration files finally 
    work as advertised, even if made active by the 
    `csquotes' package
  * When using the `ledmac' package, character protrusion 
    will work for the first time ever (requires pdfTeX 
    version 1.30 or later)

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