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Re: Positioning external-graphics

From: Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 17:42:17 +0200
To: Řyvind Bollingmo <bolle@graphics.no>
Cc: "'www-xsl-fo@w3.org'" <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87ofo8cxpi.fsf@sophia.inria.fr>

Although it is possible to stack absolutely positioned elements
according to the spec, it is possible that FOP does not support
it. Try the FOP-dev mailing-list [1], since this list is about the
spec itself, not any particular implementation.

Max.

[1] http://xml.apache.org/fop/involved.html

You wrote:

> I am currently looking for an XML-to-PDF engine that can place images at an
> exact location, in "layers" which can overlap each other.
> (eg. place external-graphic "giraffe1.jpg" in layer 20, 100 mm from the top
> and 120 mm from the left of the page)
> 
> After much trial and error (mostly error), I haven't been able to do this in
> FOP -- is this impossible?
> 
> 
> Řyvind / Pinnacle Gfx
Received on Tuesday, 18 September 2001 11:42:28 GMT

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