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       newspapers were pre-computers therefore pre-LO  ;-)

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Dan <> wrote:

anne-ology wrote:

        Dan, you've been mis-informed re. newspapers.

 Are you sure?:**


On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Dan <> wrote:

Andrew Brager wrote:

 On 8/2/2012 6:17 AM, Regina Henschel wrote:

Aligning baselines are not done by inserting a line, but by using the
feature "Register

Kind regards

I have in fact wondered what "Register true" was for, thanks for that

The question that next comes up in my mind is, does anyone know where in
the world did a
"name" like that come from?  If it were me naming that feature I would
called it
something like... "Align Baselines".

Is there a story or reason behind it?  If it's not a good one, I vote
changing the
name, because in 6 months or a year I'll have forgotten what it does
(chances are slim
I'll ever have to use that feature but still).  I'm a big fan of naming
things after their
functions if and when it makes sense to do so.

Thank you in advance.

      Use LO's help to search for this term. It answers your question.
Hint, it has to do with how newspapers have been printed.


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