# cut an \insert too long and leave the next parts

My problem is in Plain TeX.

I have made a minimal example to explain it:

\newinsert\example
\count\example=1000
\dimen\example=1ex
\insert\example{
"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum
}
\output={\shipout\box255\unvbox\example}

\end


As you can see, the insert is split and put in another page, but I would like the first part of the insert to be used, while the other parts (after the cut) be left, or more to be put in another insert.

It's for answering this question: https://github.com/maieul/ledmac/issues/17.

The problematic is this : - an insert is created on the left page. - it is too long, so it continues and right page. - but when (e)ledpar construct the //, it proceed with this method : -* Construct the left page -* If the right page is full, clear page to go to the right page.

As you can see, the insert declare on the left page can't be continued on what user expected to be the right page : it continues on the right page, and after that, the "what user expected to be the right page" is built.

So one solution should be : if the insert is too long, the next part is forgotten, and add to the insert of what user expected to be the right page, but after the skip to this page.

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– Marco Daniel Oct 10 '12 at 14:45
Your question isn't very clear, the part after (each) split is essentially back into the \insert and appears in the insert box on the next page just as if it had been a new \insert with the remaining text. – David Carlisle Oct 10 '12 at 14:47
ok, thank, I understand better. I will complete my first question – Maïeul Oct 10 '12 at 15:05
So I have just done it – Maïeul Oct 10 '12 at 15:21