# [texhax] How can I insert a vertical spacing relative to upper page limit?

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri May 27 15:03:08 CEST 2005

> > use \vspace*
>
> Works perfectly, thanks! If anyone feels like explaining to me why and how
> the star does the trick I would really appreciate it.

why: because that's what it's documented to do.

how: by inserting a non-discardable item before doing the \vspace