user49915 wrote:Sometimes you wish to denote the end of the example. I do it in a compact way by placing a QED-like symbol at the end.
what I meant was, wouldn't it be confusing for your readers putting a QED symbol somewhat out of context?
user49915 wrote:But, this is a much more cumbersome, LaTeX way, and it leaves less horizontal space for the picture (which is o.k. for my examples so far, but not o.k. in general).
Why? What's wrong in reserving space for the symbol?
So what's going to happen if you really fill the full width available? Do you want the symbol collide with your contents?
user49915 wrote:I'd prefer that the vertical spaces introduced by \endcenter (resp. \endtrivlist) be simply undone.
Come to think of it, you could try
\removelastskip. Then, all you should need to worry about is