CTAN package update: microtype

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Thu Mar 24 15:21:23 CET 2005

The package described below has been updated on tug.ctan.org and should
soon make its way to your favorite mirror.

Thanks 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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Changes in version 1.7:

* Possibility to specify ranges of font sizes in the 
  set declarations and protrusion/expansion settings
* Always take font size into account when trying to find 
  protrusion/expansion settings 
* New command \LoadMicroTypeFile to manually load a font 
  configuration file
* New option `verbose=errors' to turn all warnings into 
* Compatibility with the `chemsym' and `statex' packages
* Disable expansion inside \showhyphens
* Warning when running in draft mode
* Hook for font package authors

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