[NTG-context] Selectfont: extend and slant features

Joshua Krämer joshua.kraemer at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 21:41:59 CET 2014


On 2014-03-05, 15:08, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 3/5/2014 3:19 PM, Joshua Krämer wrote:
> > 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

While hz is an automatic approach, I was thinking about manual
interventions, for example when designing a cover page.

But DTP applications may be better suited for this usecase.

Kind regards,
Joshua




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