# [dev-context] \belowdisplayshortskip

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Nov 14 17:24:06 CET 2005

Taco Hoekwater wrote:

>
>
> Hans Hagen wrote:
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>> Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I believe this is wrong, it should be equal to \belowdisplayskip:
>>> the fact that the line above the display is short shouldnt
>>> affect the typesetting that follows the display.
>>>
>>> For the moment, I've fixed it by:
>>>
>>>   \everydisplay {\belowdisplayshortskip=\belowdisplayskip }
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>>
>> hm, dangerous fix since \startformula ... \stopformula work together
>> with snapping and blanks
>
>
> I know it is dangerous, but my document uses \$\$ .. \$\$ and it
> really needs to have a reliable value in \belowdisplayshortskip.
> If it cannot be fixed in core, than we have to write something
> in the wiki.

an option is to limit the settings to the start..stop only

btw, can you hack a proper 'lastlinewidth' in pdftex? one that is
available always (not only when a display is entered inside a par)

Hans