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Re: Variable-width font indentation

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: Variable-width font indentation
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2018 17:54:11 -0500
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On 2018-03-09 16:18, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>> From: Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2018 14:48:33 -0500
>>> IME, indentation of text in word processors I use does not depend on
>>> previous lines at all.
>> Except in lists, right?
> No, in lists as well.

I don't understand: in the example below, the widths of the bullets and the 
numbers (i, ii, …) affects the indentation of the following lines, right?

In any case, I agree it's a fairly limited issue.  I don't think it matters 

>> For example it's not uncommon to wrap like this:
>> * Some long text here
>>   that wraps around:
>>   i.   Point 1
>>        … continued
>>   ii.  Point 2
>>        … continued
>>   iii. Point 3
>>        … continued
> What I meant was that if you, for example, enlarge the font, the
> indentation doesn't get larger in pixels.  (I'm not sure we should
> follow that extreme example, but it does drive the point home, I
> think.)

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