Re: displaying dashes

Subject: Re: displaying dashes
From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 22:13:12 +0000 (GMT)
Brandon Ibach writes:
 >    Which backend are you using for print output?  In TeX, two dashes
 > in a row get converted to a single dash of a certain size in the
 > output.  However, I would think that the TeX backend would fix this
 > for you.  Can anyone comment on that?

you'd think it would be easy, wouldn't you? sadly, its not. its a flaw 
in TeX that ligatures are in fonts, and cannot be controlled in
macros. I wish i'd found a good solution.


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