Re: leader flow objects and spread?

Subject: Re: leader flow objects and spread?
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 13:58:00 +0100
Lassi A. Tuura wrote:
> Hi all you specialists,
> I have been trying to use jade 0.9 to process an experimental document,
> and I am having problems with leaders (for TOC page numbers).  If I do
>    (make leader (literal (if (> level 1) "." " ")))
> I always get a dots leader, even if I include other literals.  In fact,
> looking at the source it seems the RTF backend puts always in
> `\tqr\tldot' regardless of the sosofo I give to it. 

This is a documented limitation of the RTF backend.

> Hence the question:
> how do I get an empty leader?

You can't with RTF.

> While I am at it, I might as well ask how should I specify
> intercharacter spread, or is it possible at all?

It would be escapementSpaceBefore/After, but this isn't supported in the
RTF backend.


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