# [texhax] \nobreaks shrinks following text

Philip & Le Khanh Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org
Mon Mar 30 10:45:13 CEST 2009

Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> Rodolfo Medina wrote:
>
>>> I'm attaching it.  Do: `tex test', and: if you comment out the line
>>> `\nobreak' in the definition of \myparagraph, then page 1 will contain less
>>> text: this means that the presence there of \nobreak shrinks the page.

That seems perfectly reasonable to me.  By removing \nobreak, you
are allowing TeX to break the page following

Insieme aperto e chiuso.

and TeX says "Fine, that looks like a good place to break the
page to me" (in fact, "the best place"), and breaks there.
Why does this behaviour puzzle you ?

And if this is not the behaviour you are seeking, then perhaps
you should described exactly what it is you are trying to achieve,
because at the moment your code appears to do exactly what one
would expect it to ...

Philip TAYLOR