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Re: page break

From: Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>
Date: 26 Jun 2001 15:43:53 +0200
To: Dave Pawson <daveP@dpawson.freeserve.co.uk>
Cc: <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87bsnbmk4m.fsf@sophia.inria.fr>

The phantom block seems too much of a hack to me. If people find it so
important to have the total number of pages (I certainly do), I'd
better see that functionality hardwired in the language (a
<fo:last-page-number/> or a function, as you seem to describe).


Dave Pawson <daveP@dpawson.freeserve.co.uk> writes:

> For the original problem, identifying the last page,
> an easier solution would be for the rec to include a phantom
> fo:block with a given id, which they required to be the last beast
> in the document? Or a system variable named total-pages, set by
> the implementation, and available to the stylesheet author.
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