align is a general-purpose text filter tool that helps vertically align columns in string-separated tables of input text. It also includes width, another general-purpose text filter tool that helps you work with the printing width or length of lines of input text.
To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line; to aline.
To form in line; to fall into line.
To arrange or form in a line.
To bring the front and rear sights on a gun into line with the axis of the bore.
Arrange type and/or graphics horizontally and/or vertically.
This IRIS Showcase command lets you line up objects. You can align objects to each other, to a grid, or sequentially.
To adjust or set to a line or centre.
place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
to line up text or objects on a page relative to other objects or to the margins
To make things line up, either vertically or horizontally.
arrange elements so that they line up with other elements
The faces of objects that are in line with each other, or when their center-lines lie on the same axis.
To line up letters or words on the same horizontal or vertical line.
to line up typeset or other graphic material, using a base or vertical line as the reference point.
Term used when describing either paste-up or typesetting elements which are not "square.
vb. 1. In an application such as a word processor, to position lines of type relative to some point, such as the page margin. The most common types of alignment are shown. k:\compdict\database\8301.doc 2. To adjust some device to position it within specified tolerances, such as the read/write head relative to a track on a disk. 3. In data handling, to store multiple-byte data units so that the respective bytes fall in corresponding locations of memory.
To bring into a straight line.