[Fontinst] table figures?

Philipp Lehman lehman at gmx.net
Mon May 23 22:30:01 CEST 2005

Am Montag, 23. Mai 2005 17:27 schrieb Ingo Reich:

> >(or did you think about doing that using LaTeX macros? That
> > probably wouldn't be easy to make to work with digits from
> > autogenerated numbers, such as page numbers and the like.)
> This is what first came to my mind -- though I do not know (yet),
> what such a macro could look like; in the end it should be possible
> to simply write something like \textmono{123} or
> \textmono[1em]{123} where the first argument determines the width
> of each character.

If the applications you have in mind are really that basic, something 
like the following will do:










(You obviously need to switch to a font with proportional numbers to 
see the effect.)

> (Sounds a bit like letterspacing to me, so maybe 
> I should have a look at uline.sty or letterspacing.sty.

It's a different thing. Letterspacing means inserting additional 
space, but the width of the letters is still proportional.

Philipp Lehman <lehman at gmx.net>

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