[XeTeX] strange results of measuring boxes

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Jul 24 23:06:00 CEST 2009

Am 24.07.2009 um 18:13 schrieb Marcin Woliński:

> 1. Do you get a similar result on the test file, that is the test word
> fits in one line in the first \vbox, but gets broken in the second?
> (I'm using svn XeTeX 821).

I get the same with XeTeX from TeX Live 2009.

> 3. Do you see a way of overcoming this problem without setting
> \emergencystretch to 0pt?  Narrow columns in a table are the exact  
> case
> where \emergencystretch comes in handy.

Use a negative value! I think you've found a bug… (\emergencystretch  
is subtracted instead of added)



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