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Re: fo:footnote problem

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  • vangelh
    ... certain ... of the ... dependent ... its ... the ... throughout ... how I had ... 1.0. I ... I think Ken is right: there is no way of knowing when a new
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 10, 2002
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      --- In XSL-FO@y..., "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@c...> wrote:
      > At 2002-01-09 16:47 +0000, Tony Graham wrote:
      > >wbichelaer wrote at 9 Jan 2002 10:48:13 -0000:
      > > > I have a problem with showing the right footnote number on a
      certain
      > > > page. In my case the footnotes are counted from the beginning
      of the
      > > > document, so the accompanying number of a footnote is not
      dependent
      > > > on the current page the footnote is shown. So a footnote and
      its
      > > > accompanying number must be calculated per page, not from the
      > > > beginning of the document. Does someone have a solution to this
      > > > problem?
      > >
      > >You state both that "footnotes are counted from the beginning of
      the
      > >document"
      >
      > I read it as that is what he is experiencing ...
      >
      > >and that "a footnote and its accompanying number must be
      > >calculated per page."
      >
      > ... and that this is what he wants ...
      >
      > >This seems contradictory.
      >
      > ... which is why I think he has gone to the list for help.
      >
      > >If you want an example of numbering footnotes consecutively
      throughout
      > >the document,
      >
      > Which is what I think he doesn't want, but is what he is getting.
      >
      > I apologize if I've misread his comment, but I wanted to justify
      how I had
      > answered his query: that what he wants cannot be done with XSLFO
      1.0. I
      > would be pleased to be proven wrong.
      >
      > ................ Ken

      I think Ken is right: there is no way of knowing when a new page will
      be generated when using fo:flow elements ( mandatory within page-
      sequence). For now the best I can think of seems to be to reset a
      footnote-count param to 1 when a new fo:flow starts.
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