[XeTeX] Large brace in multiline table cell

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Oct 12 17:23:00 CEST 2013

BPJ wrote:
need to set a text (not math) table with two
> columns where the left column contains linebreaks
> and a 'stretchy' right brace along the right edge of the cell,
> i.e. like so:
>     line 1  \
>     line 2  |   General description of what
>     line 3  >   kind of things the lines
>     line 4  |   in the left cell represent
>     line 5  /
>     More such rows with different numbers of lines
>     in the left cell.

Do you need to manually specify the line-turns in the
left-hand column, or would it be sufficient to specify
the target width of that column and allow TeX to wrap
the text to the best of its ability ?

Philip Taylor

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