[texhax] Plain TeX: a question about \par before and after displayed equations

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 16:21:42 CEST 2008

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 01:55:09PM +0100, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> I wish to put a blank line before and after displayed equations, e.g.:
>> bla bla bla
>> $$x = y$$
>> bla bla
>> , but without being a new paragraph really begun.  In other words, I wish
>> that those two blank lines (before and after displayed equation) had no
>> effect.  Is that possible, and how?

Edsko de Vries <edsko at edsko.net> writes:

> I always sue
> bla bla bla
> %
> $$x = y$$
> %
> bla blah
> Not quite a blank line but close enough :)

Thanks, but that can't work.  I'll explain why I want that.  I use Emacs as
text editor, and the command `M-q' fills a paragraph.  So I need that in my
.tex file paragraphs are separated by blank lines, else paragraphs will be
messed up by `M-q'.


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