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Re: Visual constraints

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@cranesoftwrights.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 11:55:23 +0200
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At 2002-09-12 04:47 +0100, Stephen Homer wrote:
>If I have a layout with a small area I want to somehow detect if the text 
>associated with it is too large to fit in the area and either drop out 
>with an error, add an error to the output file or flow the text into 
>another conditional area (probably another page) which I can detect 
>programmatically from the resultant file.

Check out the use of a <block-container> or <inline-container> (based on 
where you want the container to be in your flow) and the overflow= property 
of "error-if-overflow".

I hope this helps.

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

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