# Re: Formatting name/date to be filled by others

You can also insert rules straight from LyX, without ERT.

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On 11/04/2018 02:10, Stephen Buonopane wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2018, at 7:49 PM, Rich Shepard <rshep...@appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, 10 Apr 2018, Rich Shepard wrote:
>>
>>> Of course, \hspace{} and \vspace{} will place these appropriately. What I
>>> seek is a way to add the solid underline for a defined length and at a
>>> specified place. Would \hfill{} be the appropriate macro? I've used it to
>>> place spaces but not baselines.
>>
>>  Forgot to mention I found nothing relevant in The LaTeX Companion (2nd Ed)
>> or the LaTeX Graphics Companion.
>>
>>  I suppose I could create a PSTricks .pdf and insert it on the page.
>>
>> Rich
>
> Try following command in ERT
> \rule{3in}{0.5pt}
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