New on CTAN: lua-ul

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Sat Mar 14 15:11:23 CET 2020

Marcel Krüger submitted the



Version:  0.0.1 2020-03-12
License:  lppl1.3c

Summary description:  Underlining for LuaLaTeX

Announcement text:
 There are many packages for LaTeX related to underlining,
 but most of them have restrictions which make them difficult
 to use or incompatible with advanced typesetting features.
 Lua-ul tries to provide underlining for LuaLaTeX which doesn't
 interfere with any other features, e.g. making sure that even
 at the start and end of underlined text kerning is respected,
 that text using complicated OpenType features can still be underlined
 correctly and that underlining does not interfere with line-breaking.

 This package is based on code written for a
 [TeX StackExchange question about underlining while preserving


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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