# [texhax] [solved] Set depth to zero

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 21:33:04 CEST 2018

Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> writes:

> Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> I wish, in a particular text, to set to zero all the depths of all the boxes
>> of all alphabetical characters, so that, e.g., the letter g' were a box of
>> depth zero just as the letter h'...  I tried with \boxmaxdepth=0pt but
>> nothing...  Is it possibile to do that and how...?  I want to do so because
>> I want to completely stick-squash any line onto the line below...
>
> I don't know what "to completely stick-squash any line onto the line below"
> means, but when I want to /ignore/ the depth of lines I tweak \lineskip &
> \lineskiplimit.

Fine...!  What I want seems to be done with:

\def\sticksquashlines{\baselineskip0pt\lineskip-2pt\lineskiplimit0pt}

Thanks...,

Rodolfo