[texhax] \nobreaks shrinks following text (was: \nobreak adds undesired vertical glue)

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 16:46:49 CEST 2009

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:

> At a certain point of a text, I need inserting a `\nobreak' to prevent page
> breaking.  But then some undesired vertical glue is added by plain TeX.  Is
> it possible to avoid that, and how?

I correct myself: it's not that \nobreaks adds extra vertical glue, but that it
shrinks the text that follows in the current paragraph.  Can anybody explain

Thanks for any help

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