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RE: Absolute position without using block-container

From: <Joshua.Kuswadi@BTFinancialgroup.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 09:26:58 +1100
Message-ID: <8900656CF898D111B75700805FE66A761096CC2F@aupoza438.btfin.com>
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Hi again,

If the there isn't enough space for the <fo:footnote-body> on the bottom of the last page of a document, is XSL-FO supposed to create a new page for it? I'm currently using FOP, version 0.20.1.

For some reports, the disclaimer isn't appearing as the number of records returned goes to the bottom of the page and there isn't sufficient space for the <fo:block> within the <fo:footnote-body>.

Any ideas? Thanks,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: G. Ken Holman [mailto:gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com]
> Sent: Friday,1 February 2002 13:08
> To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Absolute position without using block-container
> At 2002-02-01 11:04 +1100, Joshua.Kuswadi@BTFinancialgroup.com wrote:
> >I'm trying to put a disclaimer at the bottom of the last 
> page of a report. 
> >However, the report length will vary based on the number of records 
> >returned. I've found a solution using the <fo:block-container> at:
> >   http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect3/fofixedposn.html
> >
> >However, as we are using an older version of Apache's FOP 
> (0.20.1), this 
> >element isn't supported. Does anyone know of a solution that doesn't 
> >require using <fo:block-container>?
> Since it has to be at the bottom, have you considered putting 
> a footnote at 
> the end of the flow and using an empty footnote citation?  
> The formatter 
> will then put your disclaimer in the footnote reference area 
> at the bottom 
> of the last page.
> I hope this helps.
> ................... Ken

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