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by malloc (Pilgrim)
on Nov 28, 2001 at 00:02 UTC ( #127887=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: A little fun with merlyn
in thread A little fun with merlyn

Yes indeed, the process of moving letters into a single unit is called kerning (though usually this is done for stylistic reasons). The new pleasing-to-the-eye unit is called a ligature. Sorry, I had to throw in my two cents, I am in the midst of reading the TeXbook (pg. 4) ;)
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