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zed wrote:
Mike Scott wrote:
It seems that full justification is always done linewise with no
look-ahead. What's done seems something "gather words on a line until
the next one won't fit; add spaces to this line to justify".

Sample: try putting this into an A4 page, 2cm margins, TNR 12pt, fully
justified). You should get 4 lines, of which the third has 3 long words
with large spacing.

F ads dfg sdfg sdffg sdfg sdfg sdf gsd fgs dfg sdfg sdf gsd fgsdf F ads
dfg sdfg sdffg sdfg sdfg sdf gsd fgs dfg sdfg sdf gsd fgsdf F ads dfg
sdfg sdffg sdfg sdfg sdf gsd fgs dfg sdfg XXX gsd fgsdf
ddddddddddddddddddddddd sssssssssssssssssssssss
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa   aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa dfg sdfg sdf
gsd fgs dfg sdfg sdf gsd fgsdf

Using LM17.3 Mate.  LO v5.0.3.2

Very strange here.  Copy and pasted sample and set margin, text type and
text size as suggested and then did copy + paste.

Text appeared as above.

In turn tried Align left (did as expected), Align right (did as expected)
Align centre (did as expected) Justify (text remained as pasted).

Having copied from email and pasted into LibreOffice, you may have ended up with a paragraph break at the end of each line from the email. Enable View > Non-printing Characters and delete any symbols which look like a backward "P", which represent paragraph breaks (except the one at the end of the last line, which you won't be able to delete anyway).


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