[texhax] Appropriate way to add multiline (explanatory) text to an equation?

Chris Rowley C.A.Rowley at open.ac.uk
Mon Jun 7 16:07:20 CEST 2004


> > The more general idea is, I think, of a \parbox/minipage (or an LR
> > box?) where
> >   `the internal text width is set to some precalculated
> >    value based on the position of the `box' '.
> Maybe one could utilize \pdflastxpos et al. for this?

Surely yes.  I should be more precise in my definition of TeX:-).

> > And this is perhaps getting towards `the limits of TeX'; so there's a
> > challenging problem for someone's summer vacation!
> Sigh! Another one. My summer vacation is looking packed -- at this rate I  
> might not even have time for my girlfriend... Foolish how I thought  
> vacation was the time where I could relax. ;-)

It's amazing what you can fit in when you are enjoying yourself!


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