One common request I get from clients is that they want to add dot leaders to some kinds of tables. Dot leaders are pretty common and also look great in documents but are also deceptively difficult to do in HTML. With regular typesetting software, you can fill white space with periods or other characters using a variety of methods that are relatively easy to employ. Typeset documents have set widths and fonts that don’t vary depending on external factors. HTML, on the other hand, is highly dependent on a user’s viewport settings.
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