[texhax] XeLaTeX: Extra vertical space in tabbing environment with \kill?

Arnaud Schmittbuhl aschmittbuhl at libertysurf.fr
Sat Apr 9 08:33:59 CEST 2011

Le Fri, 8 Apr 2011 18:21:44 -0400,
Peter Davis <pfd at pfdstudio.com> a écrit :


> Interestingly, the tabular environment comes a lot closer, as seen in
> the example below.  The lines still don't line up, however, but
> they're closer.

This comes from tabular. There must be a glue somewhere to correct that.

Replacing your tabular by a halign leads to the grid-alignment you seem
to be waiting for

\halign{#&\hbox to 47bp#\cr
248.358.4420& office\cr
123.456.7891& direct\cr
123.456.7892& cell\cr
248.358.1969& fax\cr

> This reminds me, though, that I'm still frustrated
> that LaTeX doesn't let you specify both column width and horizontal
> alignment for a table.  You can specify l, r or c, or you can specify
> p{width}, but not both for a given column.

Something like that?
\begin{tabular}{ >{\flushright} p{47bp}}

Arnaud Schmittbuhl

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