[NTG-context] Bib Module: \cite can kill spaces

taco taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Aug 15 20:09:07 CEST 2010

Thomas Schmitz wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Aug 2010 19:14:53 +0200
>  Andreas Schneider <aksdb at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I don't know how exactly it happens, but in the attached example the last
>> footnote is missing a space before the inserted \cite. In my real 
>> document
>> that happens a lot and kills the layout. Anything I can do to fix that?
>> Best Regards,
>> Andreas.
> Ugly workaround:
> \def\prefix{Vgl. \strut} % or \null
> But I have no idea what's happening here, maybe Hans or Taco can come up 
> with a real solution. \cite[alternative=data] seems to eat any 
> horizontal space before it; I don't know if this is a bug or a feature.

It probably does an \unskip to get rid of bad vertical space in
the publication list. Use the workaround Thomas offered, as it
is not safe to change that.

Best wishes,

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