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Re: block and text too long

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  • Marco
    ... I don t have other choice because I cannot check the data to the source ... I have decided to abandon xslfo and to use the good library java iText to
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 16, 2005
      --- In XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com, "W. Eliot Kimber" <ekimber@i...> wrote:
      > There's no good way to do this in FO 1.0 as far as I know. If only one
      > of your block containers is likely to overflow you can just make it
      > the region-body and put the other content either in edge regions
      > (presumably using markers) or in absolutely-positioned block
      > containers). But if any of the block containers might overflow then
      > you're pretty well stuck as far as I can see.

      I don't have other choice because I cannot check the data to the source

      >
      > In FO 1.1 the rules for overflow of block containers has been
      > clarified and extended to do what you want (I think).
      >
      > In addition, in FO 1.1 you should be able to use flow maps and
      > multiple flows to get the effect you want.
      >
      > Of course, when an implementation of flow maps will be available is
      > anybody's guess....

      I have decided to abandon xslfo and to use the good library java iText
      to produce pdf, which allows me to check the overflow.
      yet, fop it is not mature, unfortunately

      >
      > Cheers,
      >

      thanks for your reply
      > Eliot
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