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  • Carmelo Montanez
    Jan 11, 2002
      Got it, Thanks!!

      Carmelo
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@...>
      To: <XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 11:20 AM
      Subject: Re: [XSL-FO] Inline table


      > At 2002-01-11 11:11 -0500, Carmelo Montanez wrote:
      > >the specifications seems to permit block
      > >level elements inside of an "inline" FO, please see section 6.6.7 of the
      > >specifications!!
      > >
      > > CONTENTS
      > >
      > > (#PCDATA|%inline|%block)*
      > >
      > >Am I misreading this?
      >
      > No ... you are not misreading it. But you are looking at the markup
      level.
      >
      > Yes, you can have blocks within blocks, but the semantics of a block will
      > still cause it to break in the block-progression-direction and start a new
      > set of lines.
      >
      > For example, I use <block/> as an equivalent to the HTML <br/> as in the
      > following:
      >
      > <block>This is a two-line<block/>heading with a break</block>
      >
      > So, yes, blocks are allowed within blocks at the markup level, but you
      > asked if two block-level constructs (the tables) can be laid out beside
      > each other in the inline-progression-direction, which can only happen if
      > you use layout constructs that allow it.
      >
      > Please see section 4.4.1 of the specification that reads "block-area
      > children of an area are typically stacked in the
      > block-progression-direction" ... the result you want is to stack them in
      > the inline-progression-direction.
      >
      > Does this help?
      >
      > ...................... Ken
      >
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