> I am using Apache FOP. Is there any way to render name/value pairs
> (see figure below) without using a table ?
You can try a list-block, however, tables are easier to understand.
> I can accomplish this with a table based layout. But is there a way
> to do it without tables (since tables use a lot of memory) ?
Do you actually have trouble, read OutOfMemoryExceptions? If you are
willing to go through some trouble, there is also a patch in CVS which
fixes most of the easily fixed memory problems with tables (although
it may break other things).
> I tried using fo:inline. But fo:inline dose not honour margin-left.
The FOP implementation of fo:inline is basically the same semantic
You can try to play with leaders a bit.