# R: [texhax] dialogs and whitespace

Philip G. Ratcliffe philipratcliffe at tiscali.it
Mon Sep 15 20:26:23 CEST 2003

> I hope this is the right place to ask. If not please let me know where
> to go.
>
> 1) I am trying to type out a dialog in latex and I am wondering if there
> is any suitable environments for that?!
>
> 2) Whitespaces: I am having problems including tabbing after line break
> AND avoid a line space also, that is:
>
> 	NN: I am wondering if it is possible.
> 	SN: Yes, me too.
>
> and not:
> 	NN: I am ...
>
> 	SN: Yes, me...
>
> or:
>   	NN: I am...
> SN: Yes, me...

You can just set \parskip=0pt and \parindent=2em (or whatever)

Or you might try one of the list environments:

\begin{description} \itemsep=0pt \parskip=0pt
\item [NN:] I am wondering if it is possible.
\item [SN:] Yes, me too.
\end{description}

Play with the lengths as you wish.

Cheers,   Phil