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Re: page break

From: Dave Pawson <daveP@dpawson.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 18:31:09 +0100
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To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
At 05:30 PM 6/20/01, Max Froumentin wrote:

>> In fact I  would like to catch the page break event and write something a
>> this moment. 
>> Do you think it is possible to do this with xsl:fo.
>AFAIK you can't "catch the break event" other than getting the page
>number using fo:page-number.

I'm not alone in wanting this. I hope the WG are considering these
aspects for 1.1 or 2.0. 

If others want this, please let the editors know.

I suggested something like,
<xsl:if test="newpage">
   <fo:block> running total is ......

>> Another question is how could I know the total page number. I would like to
>> put it on the bottom of each page like this : 2/30 - 3/30...
>I never did it but something like putting a fo:page-marker at the very
>end of your flow and referencing it on every page should do the trick.

Yes, it does work Max. 
  Just ensure that you have an <fo:block id="end"/>
to which you can refer.

Regards DaveP
Received on Wednesday, 20 June 2001 13:31:28 UTC

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