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Re: variable numbers of columns in PDF-tables

From: Kenneth J. Hughes <kjh@entel.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 11:49:56 -0500
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020128113904.022f0e40@entel.com>
To: <heckler@lei.cdi.de>, <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
At 04:40 AM 1/28/2002 -0500, Heckler wrote:
>Hello www-xsl-fo,
>
>I recently met a problem which I would like to present to you hoping you
>could give some assistance or answers.
>My problem concerns variable numbers of columns in PDF-tables.

[Table example omitted]

>The number of columns for the XML-table varies; the column-width is 15 cm.
>For the PDF output the tgroup-attribute cols shall by divided by the
>table-width.
>The result shall be written in <fo:table-column> to the attribute
>column-width.
>How can this be achieved by means of an XSL-File?

Are you looking for proportional-column-width()?

http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl/slice5.html#section-N8434-Core-Function-Library

E.g:
<fo:table-column column-number="1"
                 column-width="proportional-column-width(5)"/>

I know that RenderX's engine supports proportional-column-width().

Cheers,

Kenneth J. Hughes                                        kjh@entel.com
Entelechy Corporation                            http://www.entel.com/
Received on Monday, 28 January 2002 11:47:33 GMT

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