# [texhax] One (more) question about \halign

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 16:55:19 CET 2010

Hi all.

In plain TeX, I have the following problem:

\halign to \hsize{%
\rm\rlap{1.2}\ \ \ \ \ \ \
\vbox{\parindent=0pt\hsize=105mm\hangindent 0em\strut%
#\hfill\strut}%
\tabskip=0cm plus20cm minus20cm&\hfil#\tabskip=0pt\cr
bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla
bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla &bnbnbnbnb\cr}

Now, I want that, when the first argument is very long and continues over a
second line (as in the above example), then

\rm\rlap{1.2}\ \ \ \ \ \ \

is put on the first line (in the above example it is put on the second line,