# [texhax] \vskip at beginning of file

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 20:57:03 CEST 2016

David Carlisle <d.p.carlisle at gmail.com> writes:

> The \topglue macro is certainly the best of these options.
>
> using \leavevmode or \quad is bad as it introduces a spurious
> paragraph (and consequent extra space)
>
> using \hbox{} (or \null which is same thing) can have unwanted effects
> via \prevdepth
>
> \topglue uses \hrule height 0pt as the basic node to prevent the skip
> being discarded but takes care not to disturb \prevdepth, and corrects
> for \topskip.

\topglue0pt seems to raise the following text up a bit, though...

Thanks,

Rodolfo