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Re: horizontal galleys

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov
Subject: Re: horizontal galleys
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 16:29:02 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.3i

On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 11:14:44 -0800, Efraim Yawitz wrote:

> Is it possible to use horizontal galleys in a non-recursive fashion?

Why not?  @DropCap* symbols do just this for the first (short) lines
of drop-capital paragraph.

> Also, I noticed that the example in the 'expert' guide puts the text
> to be promoted into a horizontal galley after one @ParPlace but
> before a @LineList composed of @ParPlaces, even though it is defined
> as into address@hidden&&preceding}.  How does this work?

See page 31 of Expert's Guide (the very end of section 2.7) that
explains the problem.

| A "following" galley may fail to find a first target lying in a
| following component of the same galley as its invocation point.
| This is a deficiency of Basser Lout, which occurs if the target has
| not been read from input at the time the galley tries to find it.
| A workaround is to use a preceding galley instead [...]

SY, Uwe
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