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problem with inserting graphic dynamically

From: Torsten Erler <erlto@net-linx.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 03:14:00 -0400 (EDT)
To: <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c1e05f$3284e650$840411ac@prepress>
I'm using XALAN Java 2 to translate "xsl" stylesheets to "fo" and the result
to "pdf"
I have to insert a graphic using URL from xml file

<fo:block text-align="center">
	<fo:external-graphic height="21cm" width="18cm" scaling="uniform">
		<xsl:attribute name="src">
			<xsl:value-of select="additional/filePath"/>

This works fine, but all images are scaled to the specified height and
If I remove this attributes, all images greater than page size
	(<fo:simple-page-master master-name="A4" page-width="210mm">)
produce an infinite loop on translation.
I tried to use "max-height" and "max-width", but xalan ignores this and
tells me:
	Warning: property - "max-height" is not implemented yet.
	Warning: property - "max-width" is not implemented yet.

Can anyone tell me another solution to find out whether the image must be
scaled to fit the page size or not?

ThanX Torsten

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