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Re: Thanks, and more questions

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov
Subject: Re: Thanks, and more questions
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 03:06:44 +0400
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On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 18:05:13 -0400, Dmitry Kirsanov wrote:

> > > 1. The idea of Lout placing the row mark at the middle of lowercase
> > > letters, instead of the baseline, strikes me as something rather weird.
> > 
> > See the very bottom of 'whatsnew' file in the distribution.
> > That entry is there for couple of years now. :-(
> I really hope it will be implemented sometime in the foreseeable future!

Chip Salzenberg posted a patch that moves row mark to the baseline.
If you don't need equation - it would do the trick for you.


> > > 2. I need outdented paragraphs, but to my great surprise I could not
> > > find any way to change the value of the outdent.
> > 
> > Yes, it's hardwired (in z14.c:FillObject)
> Which prompts me to a question, how can I make a fix to the source and
> recompile Lout? What tools are necessary for this on Win98? I know some
> C, but I don't have any compilers installed on my system. If anyone
> could provide a brief step-by-step instruction on how to compile the
> program, preferably using some tools openly available on the Internet, I
> would be really grateful.

Yes, you can use lcc-win32.


    - the compilde itself.


    - makefile and minor tweaks for win32.

> Finally one more question. What is the best way to produce a symbol
> which does two different things depending on whether it is on an odd
> page or even page?

Yes, but it may require special arrangements.  Declarative/constraint
programming is way different from imperative one.  It's hard to tell
without knowing the exact problem you're trying to solve.

Feel free to bug me off the list (wher we can speak Russian).

SY, Uwe
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