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Re: fo:block-container question

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  • martinezn70
    Chris, thank you very much for your response, that makes a lot of sence now. -NM ... contents ... to ... on ... positioned or ... container behaves a ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 27, 2004
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      Chris, thank you very much for your response, that makes a lot of
      sence now.
      -NM
      --- In XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com, Chris Bowditch <bowditch_chris@h...>
      wrote:
      > martinezn70 wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Hello everyone,
      > >
      > > does anyone know why in the following code, if I wrap the
      contents
      > > of the cell with a block-container, and there is enough content
      to
      > > have it displayed on two pages, only one page gets produced when
      > > using FOP?
      > > Now if I remove the block-container, the content gets displayed
      on
      > > two pages.
      >
      > Block-containers can be used in two modes: either absolutely
      positioned or
      > relatively positioned. When relatively positioned a block
      container behaves a
      > bit like a block but it can be used to restrict width and/or
      height. However,
      > FOP only supports absolutely positioned block-containers and these
      cannot flow
      > across page boundaries.
      >
      > <snip/>
      >
      > Chris
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