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showkerning – Showing kerns in a document

The package displays all kerning values in the form of colored bars directly at the respective position in the document. Positive values are displayed in green, negative values in red. The width of the bars corresponds exactly to the respective kerning value.

By option the bars can be placed behind or in front of the glyphs.

The package requires Lua.

Version0.3 2023-07-08
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
Copyright2022–2023 Thomas Kelkel
MaintainerThomas Kelkel
Contained inTeX Live as showkerning
MiKTeX as showkerning

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