[tex-eplain] [solved] Re: \obeywhitespace issue

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed May 25 07:55:49 CEST 2016

Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

> Hi Rodolfo,
>     1     L'albero a cui tendevi
>           la pargoletta mano,
> A natural space in CMR is 3.3333pt; a numeral is 5.0pt.
> Therefore the results do not align.  They align in cmtt because they (and
> everything else) have the same width.
> You can't use spaces to get WYSIWYG output in variable-width fonts :).
> To get what you want independent of font, use a table or some other
> alignment method ... -k

Yes, it is clear now...  Many thanks, and thanks to you all for developing and
maintaining Eplain TeX ;-)


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