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Re: column position

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 16:05:23 -0500
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At 2003-03-19 17:16 +0100, stephane.peyronny@mpsa.com wrote:
>I generate a PDF document with two columns. I have a very simple question.
>How can I know my column position in the page ?

The answer is very simple: you cannot.

The formatting process is arm's length from the transformation 
process.  There is *no* feedback loop.  You create your flow with enough 
contingencies for the the formatter to handle different situations (like 
keep-together, break, etc.).  There is *no* query of the current state of 
the formatter.

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


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