[metapost] visible spaces

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Mar 11 12:44:52 CET 2007

Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> Hi,
> the example below, from the mpman section "7.2 Font map files", gives
> visible spaces here (these |___| symbols). How to avoid them? No way
> without btex...etex? Maybe it should be mentioned in the manual section
> too.

You need an encoding that does not map /visiblespace onto 0x20, like
texnansi. This should work (it does here):

prologues := 3;
fontmapfile "texnansi-lm.map";
draw "Hell, vilg" infont "texnansi-lmr10";

Best, Taco
PS  I will fix the mapfile name in the manual

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