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Re: ignoring white-space

From: Paul Prescod <>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 06:22:22 -0500
Russell Senior wrote:
> I am experimenting with Jade 0.5 to format some SGML of mine.  The
> SGML was marked up using PSGML in GNU Emacs and I have noticed a
> little problem.  Default indentation in sgml-mode in Emacs results in
> the #PCDATA being nicely indented within its tags.  This makes the
> SGML look great, but when this stuff gets run through the TeX or RTF
> backends the leading spaces from each line are retained in the
> output.  This is not a problem when using the TeX backend since TeX
> eats the extra white-space, but RTF does not.
> Is there a graceful solution to this problem?

Use (process-children-trim) from 12.4.3, or change the
input-whitespace-treatment characteristic of the paragraph flow object.

 Paul Prescod