[texhax] How can I copy all contents in \box255?

Chris Rowley C.A.Rowley at open.ac.uk
Fri Mar 26 18:47:07 CET 2004

Robin wrote --

> the code of the output routine is in the latex source, file
> ltoutput.dtx; this is a documented source, though imo the documentation
> is not terribly good.

So there is a great oppotunity for someone to add good documentation to
these files: any offers?

> however, your belief that access to the vertical list will help you does
> not tally with my understanding of the latex output routine.  i suggest
> you offer an explanation of what you hope to do: with that, there is a
> good chance that some one will offer alternative means of achieving your
> aims.  (or will explain why your aim is not possible.)

Agreed; what is it you want to copy? The box itself? The vertical list in the box?
The text of the (partial) paragraphs that are typeset in the box ????


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