Advanced text formatting

Use the following commands for advanced text formatting.

Command Description Notes
\dn N

Subscript without font size change.

Position in half-points; default is 6.

\up N

Superscript without font size change.

Position in half-points; default is 6.

\kerning N

Disable/enable at specified font size.

Font size in half-points, above which to apply kerning; 0 to disable kerning; default is 1 for kerning all font sizes over ½ point.

\kerningoptical

Select optical kerning.

textPs= only.

\kerningmetric

Select metric kerning.

Default.

\expnd N

Modify character spacing.

Positive or negative quarter-points; default is 0.

\expndtw N

Modify character spacing.

Positive or negative twips.

\charscalex N

Horizontal character scaling.

Positive or negative percent; default is 100.

\charscaley N

Vertical character scaling.

Positive or negative percent; default is 100; Scene7 extension.

\charscaley also scales line spacing when applied with text= . textPs= always preserves line spacing regardless of the amount of vertical character scaling.

\ltrch

Select left-to-right character flow.

Default.

\rtlch

Select right-to-left character flow.

text= only.

\copyfit N

Enable copy-fitting and set largest allowed font size.

Font size in half-points; textPs= only; Scene7 extension.

\copyfitlines N

Maximum copy-fit lines (soft limiting).

0 for no line limitation; textPs= only; Scene7 extension.

\copyfitmaxlines N

Maximum copy-fit lines (truncating).

textPs= only; Scene7 extension.

\baselinedir N

Character orientation.

textPs= only; ignored for non-Roman fonts; ignored when \stextflow1 is not in effect.

0 vertical (default).

1 rotated 90 degrees clockwise.

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