[OS X TeX] OT: where lines align

Jan Anderssen jan at linguist.umass.edu
Thu Nov 18 02:56:13 EST 2004

On Nov 18, 2004, at 12:42 AM, Matthew Hills wrote:

> On Nov 17, 2004, at 3:51 PM, Jan Anderssen wrote:

>> there are those _nice looking_ books where lines align across pages 
>> -- maybe not each single one, but the majority of them. so two pages 
>> would typically look like the ones below, and if you hold the page 
>> against a lit background you see the lines on front and back be on 
>> the same height.
> From using InDesign, I've seen this referred to as "baseline grid."

thanks matt.

> No idea how this is handled by LaTeX -- a google search turned
> up a few plaintive cries for help, so I assume that it isn't handled
> well...

in the meantime i saw some mention of the desirableness of this in the 
memoir documentation as well (pg. 24) -- alas i haven't yet been able 
to find the specifics on how to achieve it, and to what extend it's 
even possible...


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