[texhax] Simulating dotted leading

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Jun 2 18:45:06 CEST 2011

Tried very hard, but still can't see what you are unable to achieve.
Can you send a demo, and a description of what you would like
the demo to achieve that it currently cannot ?

Philip Taylor (sometime G3TGQ)
Alister Mitchell wrote:
> Is there a (relatively) simple way of simulating the dotted leading 
> used in table columns (\tabular) in old documents to separate text on 
> the left from a number on the right?  I specifically want to produce 
> something like this in a \multicolumn 2-column span:
>         Mirror, duplex   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   1
> To line this up with similar rows above and below, I can set a fixed 
> space between the two sides in the first row, and fill following rows 
> with rubber space.  But not with dotted leading!
> Incidentally, I have to use a 2-column span because the table becomes 
> 2-column further down.
> Alister
> Alister J Mitchell GM3UDL
> (Glasgow, Scotland)
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