[texhax] alignment of parbox and fbox

hh hh-brasil at bol.com.br
Tue Sep 15 17:51:50 CEST 2009

Most probably it is a lot of work to find out the correct value for arraystretch 
when for this problem the use of strut gives an immediate and satisfying 

Date sent:      	Tue, 15 Sep 2009 12:17:01 +0200
To:             	bill lam <cbill.lam at gmail.com>
From:           	Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de>
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  	Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>, hh <hh-
brasil at bol.com.br>
Subject:        	Re: [texhax] alignment of parbox and fbox

> At 01:28 15.09.09, bill lam wrote:
> >On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Uwe Lück wrote:
> > > to \mathstrut. It is used in tables/arrays (horizontal alignment) to
> >
> >Did you mean that using \strut or \vphantom is redundant in rows of tabular?
> I did. I was not perfectly aware: LaTeX automatically puts a modified 
> \strut into every row of tabular/array. Height and depth of the usual 
> \strut are multiplied by \arraystretch which is 1 by default. You can 
> somewhat disprove my claim by \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{0}.
> Cheers,
>      Uwe.
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