[NTG-context] Selectfont: extend and slant features

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Mar 5 15:08:02 CET 2014


On 3/5/2014 3:19 PM, Joshua Krämer wrote:
> On 2014-03-01, 12:48, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>
>> Is there any real purpose for this feature? The letters in the second
>> and third line don’t look beautiful because the horizontal and
>> vertical strokes don’t match.

> Another use-case for the extend feature could be to stretch/compress a
> line (e.g. a title) to the desired length.  If the line is only a little
> bit too long or too short, compressing or stretching all the letters by
> for example less than 1% can be enough to add up to the desired amount.

that's what hz is doing, but more advanced as it can be set up per 
character

Hans

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