[NTG-context] No widows and orphans

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 15:58:46 CET 2011


On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Cecil Westerhof <cldwesterhof at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Widow_%28typesetting%29

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luigi


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