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\stretched

Summary

The command \stretched is used for inter-character spacing

Settings

\stretched[...=...,...]{...}
...=...,...inherits from \setupstretched
{...}text

Description

Use this command to change the inter-character spacing (known as tracking).

Examples

Example 1

\ruledhbox{\stretched[width=2cm]{\bfd to the limit}}
\ruledhbox{\stretched[width=4cm]{\bfd to the limit}}
\ruledhbox{\stretched[width=6cm]{\bfd to the limit}}
\ruledhbox{\stretched[width=8cm]{\bfd to the limit}}
\ruledhbox{\stretched[width=10cm]{\bfd to the limit}}

Give the title of a poem the same appearance as its text has, but stretched

\setupstretched[factor=0.3] %the higher the number, the more the stretch
\setuphead[title][
style=\tf,
]

\stretched{\title{Syd}}

\blank[line] % one blank line
I'm a poet, don't you know it \crlf
And the winds, they can blow it

Notes

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