[texhax] Specifying baseline-to-baseline skip in TeX

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Fri Feb 13 22:32:09 CET 2009

Jonathan Fine <J.Fine at open.ac.uk> writes:

> Don Hosek wrote (in April 1995)
> ===
> It's also difficult to get tracking (really necessary with non-optically
> sized fonts) and to do baseline-to-baseline skips.
> ===
> Does anyone here know of work done on this topic since Don's original post?

I don't see any problem that needs solving.  Or maybe the impulse
to use "\vskip2cm" instead of "\baselineskip=2cm" can be called
the problem.

Hmm, for multi-line text it does look hard to use a different 
\baselineskip between paragraphs and within the paragraph.

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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