Tue, 31 Dec 2002 18:50:01 +0100
On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 01:00:02AM +0100, Walter Schmidt wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 20:11:51 +0100, Oliver Heins wrote:
> >1. I want to space out the letters of a small font (the one I use for
> >footnotes) as it's adviced in many typographic books. AFAIK this is not
> >possibly inside of TeX, and I have to produce a virtual font for this.
> You are entirely correct, so why didn't you do that?
IIRC, I thought I should try it with an easy example and convert an
entire font. Grmpf. ;-(
> Here you are making a virtual font (see above!), so _this_ is
> the right place to use 8r.olli. As a result, the VF will include
> commands to add some empty space before and after each letter.
Hey, now it works (using not 8r-olli.etx but t1-olli.etx, having read
your latter mail.)
> > [...]
> >2. How should I name such a font?
> I use to append the intended size to the KB name. For instance,
> pegr9d08, if the spacing is optimized for use at a size of 8pt.
You did, indeed. :-)