# [texhax] A problem of `strechability'

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sun Sep 28 17:00:39 CEST 2014

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Rodolfo Medina wrote:

> At the beginning of the document, just after `\documentclass', I put the
> following three lines:
>
> \flushbottom % in order to cancel \raggedbottom
> \parskip=0pt plus10000pt
> \baselineskip=12pt plus10000pt
>
> but that had no effect at all.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rodolfo

Then it is extremely probable that LaTeX itself (or the document class,
or a package you are loading) is overriding those values.  You might
like to ask LaTeX to output the values at the start of the document
proper, and also just prior to the point at which the page break occurs.

Philip Taylor
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