# [texhax] \boxit

Daniel H. Luecking luecking at uark.edu
Tue Jul 3 20:59:53 CEST 2018

```David Carlisle wrote:
>> In the following example, do you have any idea why the left box is a little
>> longer than the right one, although both are set to the same height...?

>boxes have depth as well as height, and the last row of the first
>column has a p which has depth....

It's hard to understand why the depth of the last box in \vtop to \vsize{...}
makes a difference. But adding \vfil to the end cures the problem.
For example:
\vtop to \vsize{\unvbox2\vfil}

Dan