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Re: problems with invisible bar line

 From: Werner LEMBERG Subject: Re: problems with invisible bar line Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 00:55:58 +0200 (CEST)

> > An invisible bar line should really be invisible, but it currently
> > influences spacing, which is bad IMHO.  Can you fix this?
>
> How did you make it invisible? Did you use \bar ""

Yes, following the 1.5.xx instructions.

> or did you use any of the more general methods described in the
> section on "Invisible Grobs" that's included in the reference manual
> for the 1.4.xx series but for some reason has disappeared in the
> 1.5.xx manual.

No.  I think that \bar ""' should be fully sufficient -- is there
ever a reason to have an invisible bar which influences spacing?  In
case there is I suggest to provide a new macro, say, \invisibleBar
which also sets the necessary properties.

Werner

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