[texhax] how to use \pagefillstretch and its relatives

Stan texforeverything at att.net
Thu Apr 21 05:06:41 CEST 2011

>> > I thought this might be confusing you!  \pagefillstretch IS INDEED
>> > "1" after an occurrence of \vfill, but it is "1pt".  All you need
>> > to do is convert the "pt" to the corresponding filllllllevel.
>> Excellent!  Thank you.  Is there a nice way to assign that number to a
>> control sequence (without the trailing "pt")?
> LaTeX has the internal commands \strip at pt and \rem at pt, but you could
> also define your own.

I'll try it on my own, then, and look at LaTeX's commands if I want to  
cheat.  (I've found looking that them to be not too helpful, though.)

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