[OS X TeX] Marginal note is vertically moved

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Sat May 10 09:54:36 CEST 2008

Hello Christian,

On 10/05/2008, at 4:58 PM, Christian wrote:
> Hello,
> The following minimal example shows in my case a vertically moved  
> side note. The side note does not share the same base line with the  
> text to which it belongs to.
> What could be the reason for this behaviour and how could I resolve  
> it?



Otherwise the \color command places its whatsit in vertical
rather than horizontal mode. This means that the marginpar
aligns its top with the baseline of the text, rather than
aligning text baselines.

> --------------
> \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \newcommand 
> {\randt}[1]{\marginpar{\sffamily\slshape% \footnotesize\color{blue} 
> \raggedright{#1}}} \begin{document} Hier steht jetzt text \randt 
> {sezb erbu eaubra eroaebr} Hier steht jetzt text Hier steht jetzt  
> text Hier steht jetzt text Hier steht jetzt text Hier steht jetzt  
> text \end{document}
> --------------
> Christian

Hope this helps,


Ross Moore                                       ross at maths.mq.edu.au
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