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Re: xsl:fo and tabstops

From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 09:14:02 +0000
To: Mikko Peltonen <mpeltonen@myrealbox.com>
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011214091402.GA14560@spqr.oucs.ox.ac.uk>
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 08:19:23AM +0200, Mikko Peltonen wrote:
> more realistic example of xml that I would like to format. Breaking up the
> lines by tab from this markup is a little bit more awkvard, because the
> placement of a tab can be anywhere within <par> or <run> and these can be
> nested (this sample xml is a result of exporting a Lotus Notes document with
> Lotus XML Toolkit... and yes, the markup could be better...).
> 
> <pardef id='52' leftmargin='1.2500in' firstlineleftmargin='1in'
> tabs='L3in'/>
> <par def='52'><run><font size='8pt' style='bold'/>Key1&#x9;</run><run><font
> size='8pt'/>value1</run><run><font size='8pt'/> </run></par>
> <par><run><font size='8pt' style='bold'/>Key2</run>&#x9;<run><font
> size='8pt'/>value2</run><run><font size='8pt'/> </run></par>

the <run> element appears to be redundant, though its hard to tell. you
might want treat <par> as a table row, and then break into cells within that?
it looks hard, though. 

stop using Lotus Notes? If thats the best they can do, I'd not
touch the job, personally. 

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