EDIT: A summary of the possible answers is given below. In my current LuaTeX project I am using user-defined whatsit nodes to transfer information between the different stages of a LuaTeX run. On ...
I am aware that it is not generally possible to modify the contents of a box (as per http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/49903/17427), though I believe it is sometimes possible to "unbox" material and hack ...
This question came up in discussions surrounding the question How to replace a large block of text by an empty block of the same size?, which basically asks for a vmode analog of \phantom. My question ...
I'm trying to find a more elegant solution for ToC, LoT, and LoF formatting for my university's thesis/dissertation style. The short form of their requirements means I need one page style for the ...