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Re: [XSL-FO] Changing column counts in the middle of a page

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  • J.Pietschmann
    ... Multiple comlumns is a body region property. You can t change it mid-page. Fortunately, in your special case you can make the whole layout two-column, and
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 30, 2004
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      douglasoosterbaan wrote:

      > I'm fairly new to XSL-FO so forgive me if this is a
      > simple question but I've been trying to render a physical
      > page in which the top half of the page has a single column
      > of text (centered), and the bottom half has a dual column
      > format. The dual column text should then flow onto other
      > body pages formatted entirely for dual column, which I handle
      > with different page-masters.
      >
      > My approach has been to try change to column-count property
      > at the <fo:block> level, or to set different column-count
      > values for a <region-before> vs. a <region-body>. But the
      > entire page always seems to get formatted with the same
      > column-count.

      Multiple comlumns is a body region property. You can't
      change it mid-page. Fortunately, in your special case
      you can make the whole layout two-column, and use
      a fo:block with span="all" for the single column content
      stretches.

      J.Pietschmann
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