op.hanging.tab Command/Output Processor: Commands

op.hanging.tab

Command op.hanging.tab Command/Output Processor: Commands
Applicable release versions: AP
Category Output Processor: Commands (183)
Description sets a tab stop at the column in the text where it is entered.

If there are "number" spaces prior to the ".hanging tab", text is printed "number"+1 spaces from the left margin.

Any text that wraps is also printed "number"+1 spaces from the left margin.

To reset the margin, place a ".hanging tab" at the appropriate column position.

A number parameter may be entered with the ".hanging tab" command to set the hanging tab. When a number is entered, the hanging tab is set at that column number. The number may contain up to two decimal places.

The ".ht" command is equivalent to the ".hanging tab" command.
Syntax .hanging tab {number}
.ht {number}
Options
Example
.hanging tab 10
Now .ght is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.  So, 
come all 'ye faithful.

Output from this example:

Now       is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country. So, 
come all 'ye faithful.          

.hanging tab 10
.ght Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.  So, 
come all 'ye faithful.

Output from this example:

          Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country. 
So, come all 'ye faithful.
Purpose
Related op.ht
op.commands
op.gohanging.tab
op