[texhax] Fill character with halign.

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Wed Nov 18 01:37:08 CET 2009

"Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> writes:

> On thinking more carefully, 

> \tabskip = 0 pt plus 1 fil
> \def \&{\dotfill \span}

Using \span means you aren't aligning anything.

The answer is to use leaders in the columns 
for "separation", and to not use any tabskip
between columns.

\leaders\hbox{ . }\hskip 12pt plus 1fill

> \halign to \hsize

but you can't set the overall size; you are stuck
with the natural size.

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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