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Feb
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comment How to eat/gobble all following skips?
I'm not so sure why you are asking this... I never mentioned the table of contents, but the list of figures. Anyway, after my chapter definition I do not want any skips to be effective, neither in case of a following \section, nor in case of the list of figures if it starts with a few \addvspace's. I hope that makes it clearer.
Feb
1
answered How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?
Feb
1
asked How to eat/gobble all following skips?
Nov
20
comment \xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active
yes; but that confirms the opposite of the documentation and makes it even less clear to me... I cannot use \MakeAutoQuote anywhere in the preamble, only with \AtBeginDocument does it work. So there must be something else in \AtBeginDocument, too, after which \MakeAutoQuote has to be executed, right?
Nov
20
revised \xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active
forgot the documentclass
Nov
20
comment \xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active
yes, thanks! But that is only because I left the \ExplSyntaxOn out in the too-minimal-WE :)
Nov
20
comment \xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active
wow, thanks, that works flawlessly! Any explanation as to why? I am asking because the xspace documentation claims the opposite: first make the character active, then add it to an exception or remove it.
Nov
20
asked \xspace doesn't add whitespace before quotes if they are active
Oct
17
comment Has anyone combined marginfix and tikzmark yet?
Ok, I have to admit, I had to give up on this for now, it takes too much time to figure everything out... but the good news is, while reading package code to see how others have been doing it, I accidentally came across the marginnotes package, which I didn't know before. That package has no trouble at all putting the notes exactly where they should be. On pages where I need automatic adjustment of margin stuff, I use marginfix. So I am done for now - until a bright person is able to fix marginfix...
Oct
15
revised Has anyone combined marginfix and tikzmark yet?
added 5985 characters in body
Oct
14
comment Has anyone combined marginfix and tikzmark yet?
yes - 820 pages, and lots and lots of margin notes. I only use 0.5\onelineskips that are problematic, all others are interger multiples of \onelineskips. Quite fantastic and really good looking, but if there is an uneven number of 0.5\onelineskips on a page, the text ends half a line too soon on the page. So I need a little bit of glue there... I'll have a look at your solution. I have also figured that marginfix is determining the position in \MFX@getypos, storing it in \mfx@ypos. Now just how to adapt that...
Oct
14
asked Has anyone combined marginfix and tikzmark yet?
Oct
13
awarded  Yearling
Oct
13
accepted How to determine width of \textls? \settowidth doesn't work
Oct
13
comment How to determine width of \textls? \settowidth doesn't work
darn... how then can I define in a package a TOC layout that says "PART I TITLE" and that indents the chapters by the amount of "PART I", which is \textlsed?
Oct
13
comment How to determine width of \textls? \settowidth doesn't work
@egreg: very good point! I will change that.
Oct
13
accepted How to put a figure on the facing page of a chapter page with correct numbering?
Oct
13
comment How to put a figure on the facing page of a chapter page with correct numbering?
aha! now this is perfection, since you used latex3 and even provided for the optional sidecaption arg. Very smart, thank you very much! I will have to get used to this redefining commands to restore the old command :)
Oct
13
asked How to determine width of \textls? \settowidth doesn't work
Oct
13
comment How to put a figure on the facing page of a chapter page with correct numbering?
no problem, we all have to sleep :) I have a second question for you while you are at it: why did you choose \stepcounter instead of \refstepcounter? I don't understand the difference, I only read that \refstepcounter changes the current \ref value, whatever that means...