CTAN update: microtype

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Mon Nov 1 20:58:32 CET 2021

Robert Schlicht submitted an update to the



Version:  3.0 2021-10-31
License:  lppl1.3c

Summary description:  Subliminal refinements towards typographical perfection

Announcement text:
 ## Changes in v3.0

 * Possibility of automatical protrusion based on difference of character widths

 * New commands \leftprotrusion and \rightprotrusion;
   various patches to get protrusion right

 * New option disable, replacing the draft option; deprecate option final

 * New package microtype-show for visual debugging of protrusion settings

 * Protrusion settings for New Computer Modern (OpenType)
   [contributed by Antonis Tsolomitis]

 * Protrusion settings for EB Garamond (OpenType)

 * New generic protrusion settings for luatex/xetex: TU-basic and TU-empty

 * Split up documentation (user manual: microtype.pdf,
   implementation: microtype-code.pdf)

 * Development code is now hosted on GitHub:
   which also provides an issue tracker:


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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