[texhax] On putting \unvbox inside an \hbox
vafaklg at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 15:24:09 CEST 2011
I already found the answer and I have got my own reasons to put unvbox
inside an \hbox. No need to be rude.
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Michael Barr <barr at math.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> No, I am not trying to answer the question. But it reminds me of a web
> site I saw recently: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/**
> that contains a sidebar that says, in part:
> The general case is:
> 1. Someone wants to accomplish task Y.
> 2. They determine that a way to accomplish Y is to use facility X.
> 3. There is a sub-task of Y, say Z, for which X is ill-suited.
> 4. They come into the group and ask .how can I use X to accomplish Z?.
> This is a problem for people here trying to answer the real question, which
> How can I accomplish Y?
> But nobody can answer this question because the querent never mentioned
> Y at all, and so nobody knows that the real goal is to accomplish Y..
> -- Mark-Jason Dominus.
> This URL ought to be part of every texhax issue, since it expresses this
> sort of problem so well. Why do you want to put \unvbox inside an \hbox?
> After all, the following works perfectly well:
> Michael Barr
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