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Re: Embedded footnotes

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  • pmdgexinc
    Thanks Eliot. I ll give this a try. Peter ... (an ... this ... try ... area ... could not ... of ... using a ... flow ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 5, 2003
      Thanks Eliot. I'll give this a try.

      Peter

      --- In XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com, "W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@i...> wrote:
      > pmdgexinc wrote:
      > > Hi,
      > >
      > > I have a document that has footnotes within its footnotes. If I'm
      > > reading the XSL:FO spec correctly, this isn't allowed in XSL:FO
      (an
      > > xsl:footnote cannot have an xsl:footnote child). Anyone run into
      this
      > > before? Any ideas on ways around it? I was thinking that I might
      try
      > > to use markers, but I'm not sure that I won't run into the same
      > > limitation.
      >
      > If you wanted the embedded footnotes to be rendered in the footnote
      area
      > you would have to emit their fo:footnote in the main flow--you
      could not
      > emit them within the fo:footnote for the outer footnote. You could,
      of
      > course, still create a callout in the outer footnote, but just
      using a
      > normal fo:inline. The order the fo:footnote elements occur in the
      flow
      > would determine the order they are rendered in the footnote area,
      e.g.:
      >
      > <fo:flow>
      > ...
      > <fo:block>
      > Stuff<fo:footnote><fo:inline>[1]</fo:inline><fo:block>Footnote
      > 1[2]
      </fo:block></fo:footnote><fo:footnote><fo:inline/><fo:block>Footnote
      > 2 ("inner" footnote)</fo:block></fo:footnote></fo:block>
      > ...
      > </fo:flow>
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > Eliot
      >
      > --
      > W. Eliot Kimber, eliot@i...
      > Consultant, ISOGEN International
      >
      > 1016 La Posada Dr., Suite 240
      > Austin, TX 78752 Phone: 512.656.4139
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