[OS X TeX] Vertical center text alignment

Morten Høgholm morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 06:32:09 CET 2005

On Tue, 29 Nov 2005 02:01:11 +0100, Herbert Schulz  
<herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> \documentclass{article}
> \title{Put the Title Here}
> \date{}
> \pagestyle{empty}
> \begin{document}
> \maketitle
> \thispagestyle{empty}
> % here's the page
> \pagebreak

Use \newpage if you know you want a new page. \pagebreak is for  
encouraging LaTeX to break it there and can lead to warnings.

> \mbox{}% to get into horizontal mode
> \vfill

\vspace*{\fill} also works.

> \begin{center}
> Centered Info
> \end{center}
> \vfill
> \pagebreak

Same here.

> % end of page
> Some more text on the next page.
> \end{document}
> and there are probably much less dirty ways of doing it. Note: without  
> that \mbox{} the vertical glue would disappear at the top of the page.

Yes, that's why LaTeX has the * version of \vspace where the space  
inserted won't get discarded at a page break.

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