[XeTeX] Bidipoem for dialogue poetry

Gareth Hughes garzohugo at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 00:48:43 CEST 2010

Gareth Hughes wrote:
> As you can see from my attached example, the persona is included as a
> part of the first hemistich, but to make the lines look nice it is also
> included in the following three hemistiches within \phantom{} commands.
> I also need to set \poemcolsep to -1em to close the 'phantom' gap. I
> hope that makes sense.
> Well, the problem is that it's not a pretty workaround and the beginning
> of the first hemistich of each line doesn't line up, because personae
> are of different lengths. I suppose I need some means of marking up each
> line as having
> 	persona: first-hemistich & second-hemistich

OK. I think \llap is useful here to give the personae and there phantom
versions zero width aligned right.


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