I am trying to learn the 'metal' of TeX after 20 years of using higher level packages, such as LaTeX. In my test document I have an indented block representing simple recipes. I've created this with ...
I want to draw individual vertical rules on the left side of consecutive paragraphs/vertical boxes covering the vertical skips. In my case for every paragraph/vertical box, there can be different ...
I'm struggling with this really simple (vanilla plainTeX) trick, which I'm not able to crack... How does one draw a vertical (i.e. perpendicular to the horizon) line that leads from the top (or top ...
I need to draw lines at specific distances (in mm). For example: ---- line 0 ---- line 1 at 35.64 mm below line 0 ---- line 2 at 33.64 mm below line 1 The macro I'm using is as follows (I don't ...
I'm looking for a way in Plain TeX to make a continuous vertical rule along the left side of a paragraph (or arbitrary block of text), such that it observes normal page-break rules. I started with the ...