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I would like to ask you if you can tell me how can I redefine the command of \frenchspacing in LaTeX so there will be a little bit (only a little bit) tighter spaces between words than spaces in the French spacing. Will be grateful to those who help (and because of lack of other possibilities to express gratefulness I'm going to pray for you).

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  • Welcome to TeX SX! With xelatex and the ` fontspec` package, you have the command \addfontfeature{WordSpace=a scaling factor}, and also \addfontfeature{PunctuationSpace=a scaling factor} (§ 7.3 and 7.4 of the documentation). But please don't pray for me…
    – Bernard
    Nov 28 '15 at 23:59
  • Thank you very much. Last sentence - why not? :D
    – Paweł
    Nov 29 '15 at 0:00
  • I don't deserve that ;o)
    – Bernard
    Nov 29 '15 at 0:00
  • Politely don't agree. Everybody deserves :)
    – Paweł
    Nov 29 '15 at 0:02
  • \frenchspacing (normally) relies on \@m, which, according to texdef is set to 1000 (\mathchardef\@m=1000). See TeX by Topic for more details.
    – jon
    Nov 29 '15 at 1:00

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