[OS X TeX] overview of what TeX is producing

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Tue Mar 1 14:49:22 EST 2005

On Mar 1, 2005, at 1:33 PM, William F. Adams wrote:

> On Mar 1, 2005, at 12:55 PM, Matthew Hills wrote:
>> Just to be a bit contrarian, take a look at how TeX handles 
>> widows/orphans...
>> (read Google's News archives of comp.text.tex for this)
>> Pretty painful, as even Word can sort of handle this...
> One can set TeX to have the same behaviour as Word by issuing 
> \raggedbottom


\clubpenalty=10000%No orphans
\widowpenalty=10000%No widows

...do the same thing?

It seems to work here.

Only in the most strained multiple column layouts does LaTeX ever 
produce a widow or orphan.

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