# [texhax] How can I insert a vertical spacing relative to upper page limit?

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri May 27 15:53:00 CEST 2005

White space is normally thrown away by TeX when
it creates a page-break, since that would normally
be what the user intended.  When deliberately inserting
white space at top-of-page, a special command
is needed to indicate to TeX that this particular white
space is not to be thrown away.

Philip Taylor
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Matthias F. Jütte wrote:

>>use \vspace*
>
>
> Works perfectly, thanks! If anyone feels like explaining to me why and how
> the star does the trick I would really appreciate it.
>
> Matthias
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