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Subject: Re: Plain TeX macros for text-flowing-around-figures

Carlos Felippa wrote:
> I wrote my own macros to do this, but they involve
> fiddling with several dimens and picking the 
> insertion spot. Also possible interaction with
> footnotes, wide eqs, ejects, etc, often requires 
> intervention. Coulnt find anything pertinent in eplain.
> Note: I am not interested in LaTeX.

Here is what I wrote (ages ago, I notice). I don't claim anything great 
about it, but it might give you or someone some ideas.

Ian Hutchinson.

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figflow – Flow text around a figure

Provides a Plain macro \figflow that allows one to insert a figure into an area inset into a paragraph. Command arguments are width and height of the figure, and the figure (and its caption) itself. Usage details are to be found in the file itself.

The package does not work with ; packages such as wrapfig, floatflt and picins support the needs of users in this area.

Version 2011-02-18
LicensesFree license not otherwise listed
Copyright1995 Ian Hutchinson
MaintainerIan Hutchinson
Contained inTeX Live as figflow
MiKTeX as figflow
TopicsText flow
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