[Dev-luatex] letterspacing and (no) ligatures

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Feb 10 14:03:57 CET 2011



On 02/10/11 14:02, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 
> 
> On 02/10/11 13:59, William Adams wrote:
>>
>> ck and ij would be (like ae and oe) diphthongs --- linguistic constructs denoting specific sounds.
>>
>> ff is a ligature --- the joining together of two or more characters for stylistic or technical reasons.
> 
> But there is no distinction between those two in OpenType ...

Moral of this: if you want to do nice letterspacing in
luatex, use lua code instead of pdftex's \letterspacefont.

Best wishes,
Taco


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