[texhax] \nobreaks shrinks following text

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sun Mar 29 22:45:46 CEST 2009

Hmmm, something odd here :

> Transcript written on cmti14.log.
> mktexupd failed
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> l.56 \footline
>               ={\hss\tenrm-- \folio\ --\hss}
> ?

Rodolfo Medina wrote:

> I'm attaching it.  Do: `tex test', and: if you comment out the line `\nobreak'
> in the definition of \myparagraph, then page 1 will contain less text: this
> means that the presence there of \nobreak shrinks the page.  I wish to better
> understand this phenomena and why it happens, and whether it is possible to
> avoid it: after all, the effect I expect from putting a \nobreak is prevent
> page breaking, not shrinking page length.
> Thanks, bye
> Rodolfo

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