12.1 Break Commands

The break commands create or allow line and paragraph breaks:


Force a line break.

@sp n

Skip n blank lines.


Insert a discretionary hyphen.

@hyphenation{hy-phen-a-ted words}

Define hyphen points in hy-phen-a-ted words.

These commands hold text together on a single line:


Prevent text from being split and hyphenated across two lines.


Insert a normal interword space at which a line break may not occur.

The pagination commands apply only to printed output, since other output formats do not have pages.


Start a new page.


Hold text together that must appear on one page.

@need mils

Start a new page if not enough space on this one.