[NTG-context] MkII vs. MkIV

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 4 21:41:43 CET 2008


Am 04.11.2008 um 21:20 schrieb Aditya Mahajan:

> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Marcin Borkowski wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is it normal that output from MkII and MkIV are different in terms of
>> page breaks?
>
> Yes. In MKII the interline space is hard coded. MKIV gets the  
> interline
> space from the font. So, you will get different page breaks. I  
> experienced
> around 2-5 pages difference in a 100 page document.

The interlinespace in MkII and MkIV is the same and both use a distance
of 2.8ex between the lines. One difference between the two engines are
the used fonts, pdfTeX use type 1 fonts and luaTeX MkIV opentype fonts.

Wolfgang



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