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showcharinbox – Show characters inside a box

The package typesets a character inside a box, showing where reference point is, and displaying width, height, and depth information of the character.

The output is like that on page 63 of “The Book” or page 101 of “The METAFONTbook”. The package itself is motivated by Knuth’s macros in the file manmac.tex.

Users should note that using a small size for the character inside the box does not make any sense: use a large size.

Bug trackerhttps://github.com/bidi-tex/showcharinbox/issues
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2012 Persian Group
Maintainerbidi-tex GitHub Organisation
Vafa Khalighi
Contained inTeX Live as showcharinbox
MiKTeX as showcharinbox
TopicsFont development

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