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Re: More Page Break Problems

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg14595] Re: More Page Break Problems
  • From: siegman at ee.stanford.edu (AES)
  • Date: Mon, 2 Nov 1998 01:51:04 -0500
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • References: <719djv$l94@smc.vnet.net> <71bk9j$pt1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

*  AES wrote:
*  
*  > I continue to have frustrating page-break battles with Mathematica
(3.0, *  > Mac, OS 8.0).  Typical example:


Selwyn Hollis <shollis at peachnet.campus.mci.net> replied:

*  My sympathies. Pagebreaking is a HUGE weakness for Mathematica. I've
*  probably spent hundreds of hours struggling to get decent page
breaks.

and gave a very helpful solution.

Followup:

1)  Thanks much.

2)  Seems as if helpful tools would be either the concept of a cell with
"stretchy" height, a la glue in TeX, or a "keep together " option as in
the old WriteNow, or a \filbreak...\filbreak pair as in TeX.


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