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Re: fo:block with no break

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 18:55:26 -0500
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At 2002-07-16 08:58 -0400, Jan Kirmse wrote:
>is there a possibility to check in xsl if there is enough space left on the
>bottom of
>the page for some fo:block `s which do not have a break.

You cannot check it in XSLT, but you can ask the XSL-FO formatter to check 
it by wrapping your blocks in a block with the keep-together= property set 
to keep the set of blocks on the same page.

Your responsibility is to supply the contingent behaviour (the fact that 
the set of blocks are to be kept together) and the formatter's 
responsibility is to accommodate the situation by respecting your 
contingencies (checking to see if the set of blocks fits on a page).

>so my fo:block `s must held together and if there is not enough space left
>on this page, there must be a page break and the fo:block `s are placed on
>next page !

If the formatter finds that a quantity of the flow wrapped in a 
keep-together= does not fit on a page, the constructs are moved to the top 
of the next page.

I hope this helps.

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

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