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Czech accent drift problem
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- Subject: Czech accent drift problem
- From: email@example.com (Larry Siebenmann)
- Date: Mon, 9 May 94 04:48:10 +0200
Czech horizontal drift problem
Petr Sojka has now provided a good example in which
horizontal misplacement of vf character
fragments causes damage.
It is posted on ftp matups.matups.fr
in the directory
This example shows collision of a "ha\v cek" accent with the d
it accents; recall that the "ha\v cek" on d becomes a small
"comma" in low superscript position. It is placed so close
after the d that a small amount of drift can cause collision,
at any rate far less than for accents that ride on top of the
dvicopy is NOT involved. dvips and a virtual Adobe
Times Roman are involved.
The optional settings -e0 -D1200 for dvips
cure the problem (nearly).
The font size is about 8.5pt (footnote size) and the printer
resolution I happened to use was 300dpi.
It seems probable that all three letters
\v d, \v t, \v l
suffer the same problem, but I would be very
interested to see any OTHER Cork norm characters that
I believe that EVERYONE actively interested in virtual
fonts should have a close look. In particular I would like
to see a FULL analysis of the mechanism actually causing