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Re: center table horizontally (space-start)

From: Harm Kok <h.kok@diderottrack.nl>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 17:14:41 +0200
Message-ID: <3D343861.3030800@diderottrack.nl>
To: "Mailing List XSL-FO (E-Mail)" <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>

Hi Ken.

Table-and-caption does not work in fop (not supported). I also have 
encountered the same problems in FOP and did not find the right solution 
yet.

Regards,

Harm Kok
Diderot Track


G. Ken Holman wrote:

>
> At 2002-07-16 15:22 +0200, Schäffler, Markus SFR wrote:
>
>> My intension is to center
>> the table horizontally. But the space-start.optimum or the
>> space-start.minimum parameter doesn't have any effect. I can't put 
>> the table
>> into a block-container, because I wan't to span the table over multiple
>> pages. Any suggestions?
>
>
> The way to centre a <table> is to put it in a <table-and-caption> and 
> use text-align="center".  A working example is below.
>
> I hope this helps.
>
> .......... Ken
>
>
> <table-and-caption text-align="center">
>   <table border="solid" border-collapse="collapse" table-layout="fixed">
>     <table-column column-width="2cm"/>
>     <table-column column-width="2cm"/>
>     <table-body>
>       <table-row>
>         <table-cell><block>a</block></table-cell>
>         <table-cell><block>b</block></table-cell>
>       </table-row>
>     </table-body>
>   </table>
> </table-and-caption>
>
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