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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.