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Re: space question

From: Dmitry G. Golub
Subject: Re: space question
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 08:35:24 +0600
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On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 11:44:31AM -0700, Tatyana Alexeyev wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using the following in mydoc file
> to add some information in the fotter area on each
> page
> @OddFoot    { @Centre{Adobe Confidential: Internal
> Only}                 address@hidden
> and etc...
> Is that a way do not put a space between the {Adobe
> Confidential: Internal Only} and address@hidden
> I need to print Adobe Confidential: Internal Only in a
> center and @Date in a right corner but I do not like
> to 
> use @Right. I need to place date closer to the
> {Adobe Confidential: Internal Only}  so I can insert
> page numbering. For the page numbering I will be using
> Perl module, not lout.

You can use offset from right: just insert the ||<offset> after
the @Date symbol:

@OddFoot address@hidden Confidential: Internal Only} @address@hidden||2c}

Alternatively you can use @Wide statement:
@OddFoot { @Centre{Adobe Confidential: Internal Only} @Right 4c @Wide 

> Can you help me to locate @date not in center but
> about 20 spaces right from {Adobe Confidential:
> Internal Only}.

'space' is not a proper unit of measure in typesetting :-) Use something

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