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Sender: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]>
From: David Carlisle <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 1999 19:01:51 GMT
In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]> (message from Thierry Bouche on Tue, 5 Jan 1999 18:39:57 +0100)
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> What is very bad is TeX's behaviour of linespacing the lines with
> overhanging material (like integrals, badly formatted inline
> fractions...)

If you want to keep lines on the grid even in the presence of such stuff
you can ask tex to work a bit harder, eg:


\def\x{aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa aaaa  }

${\displaystyle{a\over b}\over {c \over d}}\over
{\displaystyle{a\over b}\over {c \over d}}$


You could make this a bit smarter, eg to snap the size of the box to
an integral number of baselineskips (rather than to zero as here)
and to unbox smaller examples to re-allow linebreaking, and to worry
about mathsurround etc...

Although as Michael said, it's not clear whether if you have a lot of
such things you are ever going to get it to fit the grid in a reasonable