From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun May 26 2002 - 02:10:56 EDT
On Sun, 26 May 2002, [iso-8859-1] Andrew Dunbar wrote:
> --- Martin Sevior
> <email@example.com> wrote: >
> > 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
> > Here->
> > Here->
> > <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.
> This is perfect! Is there a way to set a tab to
> always be the rightmost edge of the document so that
> if the document size changes, the tab is always at
> the edge? I guess I want a right-relative tab instead
> of a left-relative tab.
Not yet :-) Feel free to implement it when you get the chance.
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