[texhax] supertabular oddity with page break

T. Michael Sommers tmsommers2 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 23:10:05 CET 2011

On 12/19/2011 9:27 AM, Uwe Lueck wrote:
> "Thomas M. Sommers"<tmsommers2 at gmail.com>  wrote 13.12.2011 20:03:00:
>> In the below document, as it is, LaTeX apparently thinks that the last
>> section heading is on the previous page, so it starts the supertabular
>> environment on yet another new page.
> I can't study details right now. I am just not surprised about such an observation.
> The hyperref documentation had one or another section heading
> at a page bottom for some time, apparently due to a longtable-like
> table environment starting immediately after the sectioning command.
> What I can say: supertabular seems to be considered somewhat outdated,
> have you noticed the description?
>      http://ctan.org/pkg/supertabular
> The most recent packages I am aware of, for tables that may break across tables
> are cals and tabu:
>      http://ctan.org/pkg/cals
>      http://ctan.org/pkg/tabu
> Together with the packages listed at Jürgen Fenn's
>      http://ctan.larsko.net/help/Catalogue/bytopic.html#setlongtables
> you get all the packages for page-spanning tables I am aware of.

Thanks very much.  My TeX installation is kind of old, and my copy of 
the LaTeX Companion even older, so I never noticed of these other 

T.M. Sommers -- tmsommers2 at gmail.com -- ab2sb

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