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AW: stacking

From: Dariusch Bagheri <Dariusch.Bagheri@gwi-ag.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 09:57:44 +0200
Message-ID: <53811A2271D0D41194120002B31FD38B995381@exch01trier.trier.orbis-net.de>
To: "'www-xsl-fo@w3c.org'" <www-xsl-fo@w3c.org>
Hi Fabio,
your solution works perfectly! And i do not think that it is too tricky.
Thank you!!
regards
dariusch

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Giannetti, Fabio [mailto:Fabio_Giannetti@hplb.hpl.hp.com]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. Oktober 2001 18:00
> An: 'www-xsl-fo@w3c.org'
> Betreff: RE: stacking
> 
> 
> Hi Dariusch,
> 	you can ctually change the static parts of the page 
> from a page to
> another, I send you the "trick" version that resolve your problem.
> The not tricky one can be resolved using the XSL-T part. When 
> you generate
> the letters you can select the first block of text (the one under the
> address) and apply a style with the space-before and all the 
> others without
> it ....
> Embedding a block-container inside a block doesn't resolve 
> your problem
> because the absolute positioned stuff are treated like 
> outside the flow (FOP
> issue an error ...) so it will be calculated from the beginning of the
> referred area container and it will not be counted (as vertical and
> horizontal dimension) in the flow ....
> 
> 	
> Fabio
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dariusch Bagheri [mailto:Dariusch.Bagheri@gwi-ag.com]
> > Sent: 10 October 2001 16:35
> > To: 'www-xsl-fo@w3c.org'
> > Subject: AW: stacking
> > 
> > 
> > Hi Fabio,
> > 
> > I tried this possibility too. But the header will be repeated 
> > on every page
> > (see attachment). Static content is repeated on every page in a
> > page-sequence element, this conforms to the specs. 
> > Anyhow, i would prefer a 'clean' solution without any tricks. 
> > This is an
> > every day problem in formatting and to solve it should be 
> > (relative) easy.
> > 
> > Meanwhile i reread the specs and found that blocks generate 
> > block-areas
> > while block-containers do not, they generate 
> viewport/reference ports.
> > Stacking rules apply only to block-areas.
> > 
> > What do you think about the idea "block-container in a block" 
> > (even though
> > fop cannot cope with this)? Then those blocks could be 
> > properly stacked.
> > 
> > regards
> > dariusch
> > 
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2001 03:56:37 GMT

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