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Re: Printing a Book with CSS

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 09:18:45 -0800
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikko Rantalainen" <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>
>
> Håkon Wium Lie wrote:
>> Also sprach Lachlan Hunt:
>>
>>  > > For example, the Table of Contents uses leaders and generated page > 
>>  > numbers:
>>  > > > >    Introduction...................12
>>  > >    HTML...........................15
>>  > > I looked for documentation of the leader() function in Prince's > 
>> documentation, but I couldn't find it mentioned anywhere.  Is there any > 
>> documentation for it?
>>
>> This is experimental stuff which could be changed on short notice so
>> it makes sens to not document it now. I believe, however, that this is
>> how it works:
>>
....
> Okay, the above sounds a bit like the description I've seen for the "%%" 
> unit. What if the actual content, leaders and page numbers cannot fit on 
> one line, do we get something ugly like
>
> A short title ............................. 1
> Another short title ....................... 5
> Here's an another title and this one isn't so
> short ..................................... 8
>
....
> How would one control the amount of free space on the right?
>

Speaking about %% units....
This could be done in various ways using them.

First and most obvious example is here:
http://terrainformatica.com/w3/tocfspu.jpg

css is:

 .filler
 {
   border-bottom:1px dashed #000;
   display:inline-block;
   width:100%%;
 }
 li { margin:0.5em 0; }

html is:

<li>A short title<span class="filler" />1</li>


Andrew Fedoniouk.
http://terrainformatica.com
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2005 17:19:01 GMT

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