Re: [XSL-FO] vertical-align and leader problems
- thanks Chris!
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From: "Chris Bowditch" <bowditch_chris@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: [XSL-FO] vertical-align and leader problems
> >From: "Ronald Muller" <rk.muller@...>
> >I have the following requirement:
> >- a footer at every page, consisting of a left-aligned image, a text
> >(horizontal centered, vertical aligned at the bottom) and a right-aligned
> >- I do not want to use a <fo:table> construct;
> why not? this is the only way you are going to acheive your goal using
> I cant see any reason why a table should not be used.
I have studied a number of article/books about XSL:FO and I understand that
a table construct is a fairly verbose and expensive construct, thats why!
> >- I use the latest FOP version.
> >I think this must be a valid solution:
> The solution you gave is valid in general in XSL-FO and will work in
> RenderX's XEP, but sadly not in FOP. In the latest version of FOP, leaders
> are tailored to suit TOC style layouts where there is just 1 leader per
> (as this is the most common use of leaders)
That's new for me, thanks! I will have a look at RenderX. I see that they
now support SVG (that was the reason I have never looked at XEP)
> >But this solution does not work: the first leader consumes almost all
> >(so the text is not centered) and the text is not aligned to the bottom
> >the footer area.
> vertical-align is not implemented in FOP, you will need to use a table to
> acheive what you want.
Oeps, I didnot know that either!
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>From: "Ronald Muller" <rk.muller@...><snip/>
> > >- I do not want to use a <fo:table> construct;Tables can be expensive, but it only becomes noticeable if you have very
> > why not? this is the only way you are going to acheive your goal using
> > I cant see any reason why a table should not be used.
>I have studied a number of article/books about XSL:FO and I understand that
>a table construct is a fairly verbose and expensive construct, thats why!
large tables spanning many pages, with keeps, column spanning, etc. A small
table in the footer region will be relatively light on resource usage.
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