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Re: Region Flow

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2002 08:26:11 -0400
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At 2002-08-08 12:45 +0100, Peter Sillitoe wrote:
>I am trying to create a column style PDF in a similar fashion to a 
>newspaper, i.e. fill the page down then right till full then start a new page.

You can create multiple normal-flow reference areas (columns) inside of the 
main reference area (that part of the body region between the floats and 
footnotes) by specifying the count of columns and the column gap in the 
body region definition in the page geometry.

Check out the column properties in <region-body>.

Note that in the simple page geometry of XSL-FO 1.0 one can only have equal 
sized evenly spaced columns.

I hope this helps.

...................... Ken

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