How can I redefine the leader in tocloft so that it is has a minimum length? The background is that I always want leaders in TOC to appear with at least two dots, forcing line breaks in titles if necessary. The example below is a bit silly. The problem arises more often with multicolumn TOCs.





\chapter{This is a chapter}
\section{Medium length title}
\section{Very, very long title of a section bbb bbb bb bb bb bb b b b b b b b}
\section{Medium length title}


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Found an answer in this post.

\renewcommand\cftsecleader{\leaders\hbox to1em{\hss.\hss}\hskip 2.9mm plus1fill} with 2.9mm changed to desired minimum length.

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