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From: Peter Toft <pto@sslug.dk>
To: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Cc: <ndw@nwalsh.com>, <docbook-tools-discuss@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Subject: Re: <screen>-- </screen>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 14:02:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0102242220340.8007-100000@pto.sslug> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <14998.58271.566093.281098@spqr2.oucs.ox.ac.uk>

On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> Norman Walsh writes:
>  > | However PS/PDF sees two consequtive minus-signs as a
>  > | long minus, i.e.
>  > |
>  > | d-x-x-x DIR1
>  > | dr-xr-xr-x DIR2
>  > |
>  > | It really looks stupid for directory-listings- can I
>  > | use a trick to get out of this situation - or trick
>  > | pdfjadetex to not combine two minus-signs?
>  >
>  > Are you using a recent pdfjadetex? I thought Sebastian fixed this
>  > one long ago?
>
> And I thought it was fixed in Jade itself... its essential insoluble
> in jadetex, as the -- translation to - is the font metrics.

Then the "-" -> "&dash;" is the way to proceed - only
translated within <screen>-tags. Have to make a
Perl-hack for this :-)

-- 
Peter Toft, Ph.D. [pto@sslug.dk] http://www.sslug.dk/~pto

"I don't think Microsoft is evil in itself; I just think that they make
really crappy operating systems." -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2001-02-24 14:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-12-19 22:49 Peter Toft
2001-02-22 13:07 ` Peter Toft
2001-12-19 22:49 ` Tim Waugh
2001-02-22 14:07   ` Tim Waugh
2001-12-19 22:49 ` Norman Walsh
2001-02-23 12:59   ` Norman Walsh
2001-02-24  5:46   ` Sebastian Rahtz
2001-02-24 14:02     ` Peter Toft [this message]
2001-02-24 15:56       ` Tim Waugh
2001-02-25  8:02         ` Sebastian Rahtz
2001-02-28 14:27         ` Peter Toft
2001-03-01  1:19           ` Tim Waugh
2001-03-01  7:38           ` Sebastian Rahtz
2001-12-19 22:49   ` Peter Toft
2001-02-23 14:25     ` Peter Toft
2001-12-19 22:49 ` Wookey
2001-02-23  7:53   ` Wookey

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