[XeTeX] horizontal alignment

Tobias Schoel liesdiedatei at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 20 17:01:16 CET 2012


Am 20.11.2012 um 17:42 schrieb Lucio Crusca <lucio at sulweb.org>:

> In data martedì 20 novembre 2012 14:05:48, Zdenek Wagner ha scritto:
>> I would go even further. Within minipage LaTeX does a lot of things
>> that are not explained in the user manual, it is necessary to dig into
>> the LaTeX source code. among others it handles footnotes so that they
>> appear inside the minipage. Do you really need all that? If it is done
>> for positioning and nothing else, I would rather used \vbox or \vtop
>> because their behaviur is pecisely described in The TeXbook.
> I haven't had the time to try all other suggestions yet, but this one seems to 
> me a very good point. I used to use minipages (around the three rows content) 
> because I wanted those 3 rows to be kept together in the same page or moved to 
> the next page as a whole if they didn't fit the current page. Then I extended 
> the use of minipage to \classeentry because I hoped to obtain the same 
> alignment as \dogentrytrerighe that way, but that last minipage use is nothing 
> I actually need, since it didn't solve the horizontal alignment problem.
> Now, if you can tell me another way of keeping the three rows on the same 
> page, I'd be more than happy to drop minipages altogether. Maybe that will fix 
> also the horizontal alignment problem as a side effect.
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