[texhax] Simulating dotted leading
Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Jun 2 18:45:06 CEST 2011
Tried very hard, but still can't see what you are unable to achieve.
Can you send a demo, and a description of what you would like
the demo to achieve that it currently cannot ?
Philip Taylor (sometime G3TGQ)
Alister Mitchell wrote:
> Is there a (relatively) simple way of simulating the dotted leading
> used in table columns (\tabular) in old documents to separate text on
> the left from a number on the right? I specifically want to produce
> something like this in a \multicolumn 2-column span:
> Mirror, duplex ... ... ... ... ... 1
> To line this up with similar rows above and below, I can set a fixed
> space between the two sides in the first row, and fill following rows
> with rubber space. But not with dotted leading!
> Incidentally, I have to use a 2-column span because the table becomes
> 2-column further down.
> Alister J Mitchell GM3UDL
> (Glasgow, Scotland)
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