[luatex] Interfere with page breaking to balance pages

Patrick Bergner mail at patrickbergner.de
Wed Oct 17 14:17:35 CEST 2012

Hello John,

thank you for your reply. I now see I was too unspecific when asking my
question. Of course TeX fills pages up to \textheight by default if
there is enough material.

I was talking about the specific case where there is *not* enough
material to fill up the right page of a spread, e.g. at the end of a

If what I want cannot be achieved by pure Lua maybe someone can explain why?

Thank you

Am 16.10.2012 21:05, schrieb john Culleton:
> On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:23:04 +0200
> Patrick Bergner <mail at patrickbergner.de> wrote:
>>> Hello Patrick,
>>> [a lot snipped]
>> Hello Paul,
> <snip> 
> If all you want is bottom margins even from left to right most
> version s of TeX do this automatically. The specific command is
> \normalbottom  which is the default.

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