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linegoal – A "dimen" that returns the space left on the line

The line­goal pack­age pro­vides a macro \line­goal to be used with \setlength:
\setlength<some di­men>\line­goal
will set <some di­men> to the hor­i­zon­tal length of the re­main­der of the line.

This is achieved us­ing the \pdf­save­pos prim­i­tive of pdf­tex, through the zref-save­pos pack­age.

Ex­am­ple:

Some text: \begin{tabularx}\linegoal{|l|X|} \hline
             one & two \\
	     three & four \\\hline
	   \end{tabularx}
will po­si­tion the ta­ble af­ter the ini­tial text, and make the ta­ble fill the rest of the line.

Sources/macros/latex/contrib/linegoal
Doc­u­men­ta­tion
Ver­sion2.9
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2010 Florent Chervet
Main­tainerFlorent Chervet
Con­tained inTeXlive as line­goal
MikTeX as line­goal
Topics lay­out of ob­jects on the page

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