# [texhax] \hangindent inside vertical mode

Thu Sep 29 04:24:19 CEST 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 11:42:34AM +1000, VAFA KHALIGHI wrote:

> Sorry, this is what I have tried. Giving negatve dimen to \hangindent, only
> reduces the width of the vbox.

Correct, as described in the TeX book:

> > On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:13 AM, Heiko Oberdiek <
> > heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com> wrote:

> >> | Hanging indentation means that lines will be of width h - |x| instead
> >> | of their normal width h; if x >= 0, the lines will be indented at the
> >> | left margin, otherwise they will be indented at the right margin.

Yours sincerely
Heiko Oberdiek