I'm trying to create a XeTeX class which aligns text vertically on a grid. What I'm trying to achieve is layout on the left (created in InDesign), and what I'm generating now is on the right (the ...
I don't understand why when using \vbox of a certain height, there is some extra space added below it. I'm trying - towards grid typesetting - to put for example graphics in the vbox of a certain ...
I realize Arabic in ConTeXt with the following environment (to be able to switch between German and Arabic). \startenvironment arab-besser-sty \definefont[Sheh][name:Scheherazade*arabic at 15pt] % or ...
Following the advice in the answer to this question, I did set a huge negative \lineskiplimit. However, it turned out that align got quite upset about this. So my question is: what would you ...
I'm writing a (large) document using Linux Libertine for text and Asana for math. I have a 11pt font with \baselineskip=14pt. However, not so seldom it happens that the default settings of ...
As a partial workaround for grid typesetting, I'd like to define variants of \small and \large that behave like their standard counterparts except that they use the line spacing of \normalsize. I know ...
I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
When a minipage is used to box a text paragraph, the first line of the minipaged text and the last line of the previous text paragraph are closer than two consecutive lines in a standard text ...
I know questions about grid typesetting have been asked before, and some packages (grid, gridpos) exist. The scenario I have at the moment is simpler than that, and is mostly a question about elastic ...
I'd like to typeset documents using the 'Grid system' of page layout. Good examples are on pages 40-53 of this document. The textpos package is helpful for this, but two additional features would be ...