[NTG-context] \godown

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Tue Dec 6 13:23:00 CET 2005


Hans Hagen wrote:
> Adam Lindsay wrote:
> 
>> having to adjust for little gaps with:
>>  \godown[-0.029\bodyfontsize]
>>
>> Does this ring a bell with anyone? I would have thought \godown[0pt] 
>> was the answer, but not so, here. The font metrics seem to be right, 
>> adding up to 1000 in both directions (or a little more, actually, 
>> considering overlapping dots).
> 
> this is tex's interlinespace mechanism popping in; play a bit with
> 
> a row of things \par
> \nointerlinespace
> a row of things \par
> 
> or
> 
> \vbox \bgroup \offinterlinespace
>  rows of ornaments
> \egroup

In case anyone else is trying to follow along, those are most likely the 
\nointerlineskip / \offinterlineskip commands. I played with them the 
same night, and the results are indistinguishable from \godown[0pt].

Hmm.
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