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[REBOL] Re: another piece for pdf-dialect

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 30-Jul-2001 19:34

Hello Robert! On 30-Lug-01, you wrote: RM> Hi, AFAIK does TeX use such a multi-box approach. Each RM> character uses a defined 2D space, depending on the font RM> settings. TeX sums all those boxes and knows the size of the RM> page, therefore it should be possible to calculate a page AFAIK TeX tries not to break paragraphs, avoids putting section titles or spaces at the end of the page, etc. Ita has a lot of nice euristics to create the best layout. RM> break. Do you have access to Donald Knuth's book about TeX? I don't, unfortunately. I've not been able to find Knuth's books in local book stores or libraries... RM> The basic algorithm isn't that hard I have heard. And let's Indeed, as I said, a QAD solution wouldn't be difficult to add. Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[giesse--writeme--com]> - Amigan - REBOL programmer Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --