[NTG-context] Another small \underbar issue

Pavneet Arora pavneet_arora at waroc.com
Thu Sep 12 18:02:49 CEST 2013

I just noticed the recent issue brought up regarding \underbar, and 
wanted to mention a curiosity that I have come across.

After "RE: " the underbar is contiguous.  However, if we change it to 
"Re: " there is a break in the underbar.  This seems independent of font 
selected, althought I have only tried it was gentiumalt, texgyreschola, 
texgyretermes.  I was writing a business letter recently and used what I 
think is proper, "Re: ", for the subject line.  It was only then that I 
came across this.  Is there an explanation for this?

On a slight tangent, what would be the best way to tighten up the space 
between the "\hl" or "\fillinline" alternative, and the name of the 




12 Sep 2013
Dear Sir/Madam,
\underbar{RE: Something important that I am writing about}
\underbar{Re: Something important that I am writing about}
\input lorem
B. C. Def\crlf


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