[texhax] create float based on longtable?

Philip TAYLOR chaa006 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 11:11:30 CET 2010

Pierre MacKay wrote:

 > [...]  If you need a table to go beyond the limits of a page,
 > or to be guaranteed to fall into a specific position on a page, the
 > appropriate tool is \settable.

 > After years of sweating blood over \halign, I gave up using it for
 > purposes it was not really meant for about ten years ago, and I will
 > quote, at the risk of seeming too self-satisfied, the reaction to one 
 > of my latest efforts:
 > Brilliant work on these tables!
 > The tables in question covered five pages.

May we see the source, Pierre ?  I have never used
\settable, but am more than willing to learn from
a master typesetter ...

** Phil.

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