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Re: [css3-gcpm] [css3-page] Named page lists

From: James Elmore <James.Elmore@cox.net>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 14:00:23 -0700
Message-Id: <5A964192-FCB5-427F-9BDD-E6D2EAC8C141@cox.net>
Cc: CSS <www-style@w3.org>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>


On Jul 11, 2008, at 3:03 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> Also sprach James Elmore:
>
>> This is definitely off-topic, so I apologize for that, but this
>> discussion had brought up a thought. (In my mind, it was probably
>> lonely, so I wanted to pass it on to the group.)
>>
>> Is there some way to place an element (image, content, footnote,
>> etc.) at the END of a chapter? This discussion is about first page
>> triggers -- what about last page triggers?
>
> Generated Content for Paged Media [1] proposes a way to move content.
> Consider this markup:
>
> <contrib contrib-type="author">
>   <name>
>     <surname>Knuth</surname>
>     <given-names>Donald E.</given-names>
>   </name>
>   <role>professor</role>
> </contrib>
>
> combined with this style sheet:
>
>   surname { float: to(lastname) }
>   given-names::after { content: from(lastname) ", " }
>
> will result in this presentation:
>
>   Donald E. Knuth, professor
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-gcpm/
>
> Does this address your needs?

Thanks for the reference, very interesting. This may be part of what  
I am asking for, but not completely. This style allows the movement  
of items from one place to another within a document (or a page).  
With this, I could specify the element or contents that I wanted at  
the end of the chapter, but I still don't see how to use it to place  
that element at the end of a chapter or section.

If this current discussion makes a clear way to specify styles or  
content for the :first page, I would like to propose the addition  
of :last page as well. Then it would be easy to incorporate the  
elements I suggested in my last email at the end of every section. To  
use your example, above, a reference work which includes shorter  
sections each by a different author, could start with the title and  
author on the :first page, and conclude with the author's name (and  
possibly contact information) at the end (on the :last page).


>
> -h&kon
>               Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome

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