Am 14.09.2012 um 00:08 schrieb Alessandro Perucchi <>:

> Hello,
> In my experimentation, I've found that in mkii and mkiv the behavior of 
> \textrule and \setuptextrule are different...
> What I did was quite simple:
> \textrule{Testing head}
> blah blah blah
> \textrule
> in mkii the text in well centered between the lines.
> But in mkiv the bottom line is too near the text, and I need to add something 
> like \blank[halfline] to have a similar behavior as mkii.

There is a vertical skip missing in the MkIV version of the macros.


-    {\nointerlineskip
+     \nointerlineskip

> And apparently the command \starttextrule ... \stoptextrule doesn't work 
> (this was explain in the cont-entp.pdf page 204) in either mkii & mliv.

This does work for me:


blah blah blah

\starttextrule{Testing head}
blah blah blah

blah blah blah


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