From: Martin Sevior (email@example.com)
Date: Fri May 24 2002 - 03:24:20 EDT
On Fri, 24 May 2002, [iso-8859-1] Andrew Dunbar wrote:
> I've been wondering if a couple of things are
> possible in AbiWord and how to achieve them. If
> they are not possible yet I'll submit RFEs.
> It's often desirable to have part of a line of text
> left-aligned and part right-aligned. This is common
> in the contents and index pages of books. When we
> have tables there will be a table-abuse way to do this
> but is there a way now? Perhaps with some kind of
> special tab?
Yes. Use a right aligned TAB to do this. It left hard at all with left and
right aligne tabs.
Left TAB Right TAB
<TAB> 1. Chapter 1 <TAB> 1
<TAB> 2. Chapter 2 <TAB> 20
<TAB> 3. Chapter 3 <TAB> 35
AbiWord does this already. We also have tab leader support too, so you
you filling hte gaps with ".","-","_" or other chars. plam did this work.
> An enhancement of the above also in contents pages of
> magazines and books is to fill the intervening space
> between the left and right with a line of period
> characters. Does any word processor support this?
> It would be very useful.
We do :-) Look at tab leaders.
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