[texhax] A question about stretchability and shrinkability
Ivan Ramos Pagnossin
ivan.pagnossin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 00:14:54 CEST 2009
Rodolfo, 25 pt is indeed 25 pt whatever the place, but there are some
notices: if this vertical space lies on a page break, it will be completely
dismissed. Other thing you must take into account is that you may have more
vertical space than that you declared: \parskip and \baselineskip, for
example, usually are rubber lengths (or glues, if you prefer). Another:
plain TeX allows you to set a magnification for your entire document. So, if
you define a magnification 2, you will get 50 pt instead. Ah, "25 pt" is
exactly the same as "25pt plus 0pt minus 0pt". Did I forget something?
[]s
Ivan
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 16:18, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> Suppose that in a certain place of my text I say something like, e.g.:
>
> \vskip 25 pt
>
> and I mean exactly 25 pt with no stretchability neither shrinkability.
> Will it
> be enough to say:
>
> \vskip 25 pt plus 0 pt minus 0 pt
>
> ? Am I sure this way that plain TeX will shift what follows by exactly 25
> pt,
> nothing more, nothing less? Or should I achieve that by some other
> commands?
>
> Thanks for any help
> Rodolfo
>
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