[NTG-context] Problem using \scale

Bruce Horrocks ntg at scorecrow.com
Thu Feb 9 22:42:13 CET 2023

I'm printing address labels. Sometimes an address has a long line that is too long to fit on the label with the result that it wraps. Instead of wrapping, I thought it would be nice to try and auto-scale the label and shrink it so that the long line just fits.

I'm using \crlf to break the address into lines and this doesn't play well with the \scale command, see MWE below, where the second frame is just one long line as the \crlf's seem to be ignored.

Is there a simple solution that allows \crlf and also scale?

Name \crlf
Address 1 \crlf
A long line that wraps \crlf
Town \crlf

Bruce Horrocks
Hampshire, UK

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