Re: enchanced Jade TeX backend

Subject: Re: enchanced Jade TeX backend
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 1997 11:08:49 -0400
James Clark wrote:
> It does have a notion of footnotes.  However, Word has various expectations
> about footnote marks that cause some weirdness.

If there is a way through the weirdness, this feature would be of huge
benefit. I will probably have to switch to the TeX back end for
footnotes alone.
> It doesn't really have a concept of floats.  What it has instead is a
> notion of box/frame that is explicitly positioned with respect to the page:
> its page layout facilities really assume there's a human sitting there
> deciding where to position things.

I don't know about RTF, but in Word you can "anchor" a frame to a

 Paul Prescod

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