# [texhax] Entering horizontal lines between items

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Jan 9 18:22:24 CET 2013


Jerry wrote:

> Maybe I am doing something terribly wrong; however, in order to space
> the items where needed I am using the "\hspace{}" directive. If I place
> the "\hrulefill" command prior to that command, I get the item printed,
> then a line, then a space equal to the hspace setting, then the next
> item plus line plus space. Everything is justified across the page. I
> do not want that.

I would avoid mixing LaTeX and Plain TeX commands, so why not (e.g.,)

Item 3 : \hbox to 1 in {\hrulefill} Item 3 : \hbox to 2 in {\hrulefill} Item 5 : \hrulefill \par

Would that work ?

** Phil.