[texhax] leaders protruding a fixed width from end of paragraph?

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Thu Mar 17 07:02:53 CET 2011

Selon Stan<texforeverything at att.net>:

> >  Is there a way to fill the last line of a paragraph with leaders that
> >  extend a fixed width beyond the right edge of the paragraph, with
> >  right-aligned numbers on the right?  I'm trying to get something like this:
> >
> >  Here's a sentence..................2
> >  Here's a sentence on two
> >  lines..............................5
> >  Here's the last sentence
> >  also on two lines.................11
> >
> >  I tried using \leaders twice, once with \hfill to get to the edge of the
> >  paragraph, and once with a fixed \hskip.  That did not align the numbers
> >  correctly, but that should not be hard to fix.  The main problem was that
> >  I could not get the \leaders to meet seamlessly.
Use \leaders only once, but set \parfillskip to a negative value beforehand, as


... end of paragraph.\leaders\copy0\hfil<number>

> >  I hope that this can be done somehow without modifying the output
> >  routine.  Is that possible?
This has indeed nothing to do with the output routine.


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