Tue, 31 Dec 2002 19:34:14 +0100
On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 03:47:30PM -0500, WillAdams@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 02-12-30 2:26:50 PM, email@example.com writes:
> > 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.
> To my mind, it'd be better to do this as an optical-size-oriented option.
I'm not sure if I understood you. You mean, I should scale the font
on the x-axis? To be honest, I wouldn't like to do so, as I fear that
this would destroy the optical appearance of the font. When I just
space out, it remains the same, just a bit more "generously".
> Best of course would be to get / use a font w/ an optical axis.
You mean a Multiple Master font? Yes, I think that would be the best