[NTG-context] No widows and orphans

Cecil Westerhof cldwesterhof at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 15:56:03 CET 2011

2011/3/1 Thomas A. Schmitz <thomas.schmitz at uni-bonn.de>

> On Mar 1, 2011, at 3:41 PM, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
> > I do not want to have widows and orphans. Because of this I use:
> > \clubpenalty=10000
> > \widowpenalty=10000
> >
> > But this has no effect. Still the last two lines of a paragraph are put
> on the next page instead of the complete paragraph.
> I think you are confusing things here: orphans and widows refer to single
> lines on the following/preceding page. So if you get two lines, you get
> exactly what you ask for. If I understand you correctly, you do not want to
> break paragraphs vertically at all?

Okay, I did not understand the terminology correctly.

Yes, in this particular case I would like not to break them. What would also
be acceptable is when there are at least five lines on the page.

Cecil Westerhof
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