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Re: Variable pitch text filling

From: Yuan Fu
Subject: Re: Variable pitch text filling
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 08:47:12 -0800

> Yes, if we're distributing the extra space on the space characters only,
> we can use space specs.  But usually typesetters don't do that -- they
> also distribute some of the space between other characters, too, to get
> a more even "greyness".  (Or whatever they call it -- it's been a few
> years since I read up on typography last time.)

I think they call it “color”. Typography people surely know how to name things. 
And what you described seems to be tracking, ie, altering the space between 
individual characters.


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