[texhax] XeLaTeX: Simulating tab character

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Apr 12 10:36:05 CEST 2011

Am 11 Apr 2011 23:43:32 -0700 schrieb Donald Arseneau:

>>> tabbing doesn't work this way. At first it doesn't wrap lines, at
>>> second if the tab is on the left it will go back and overwrite
>>> existing text.

>> Yes, I understand the LaTeX tabbing environment doesn't work that
>> way, but that's how tabs work in most text editors and word
>> processors.  So what I'm trying to achieve is more like that
>> than like LaTeX tabbing.
> tabto.sty

Neat, but it seems not to fulfill another wish of Peter: 

" Also, if the current line up to this point is wider than the tab,
than the tab should effectively just act as a word separator."

Ulrike Fischer 

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