[texhax] Orphan section heads

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Thu Sep 15 14:39:43 CEST 2005

On Sep 15, 2005, at 3:48 AM, Florian Knorn wrote:
(re: minimal example)
>   Well, that would be difficualt -- a) because the stuff is 
> confidential and b) I guess can only reproduced in that exact 
> stetting.
>  But I can give you a little "cut out" of the code:

We need more than that --- esp. the whole preamble.

Couldn't you replace the confidential text w/ traditional ``greeked'' 
text? (Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, &c.)

>  Again, I'm using the memoir class and haven't fiddled around with any 
> penalties other the \widowpenalty=10000 \clubpenalty=10000 (and I use 
> \flushbottom).

I suspect these are causing the problem --- does it go away if you 
comment them out?

>  Still, I hope you can help me, otherwise I have to do some "manual" 
> formatting with \newpages ...

I'd suggest fixing your widows and orphans by hand instead and use 
suggestions for pagebreaks (\pagebreak[x]) where x is 1--4, whatever's 
necessary to get things to fall as you wish.


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