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Re: Page breaks in 3 column xsl-region-body

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 08:39:47 -0400
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At 2003-09-18 14:00 +0100, Robin Harvey wrote:
>When i try and
>force a page break, the output from the xsl-fo (pdf) remains in the column

Not when I use either Antenna House or XEP ... what you have appears to 
have the correct basics: you are using span="all" to get a single column, 
and break-before="page" ... these facilities are getting triggered as 
expected when I use  these two tools (though indentation appears to be a 
bit askew).

>i want to break to a new page because the content after this is an
>index, and should be on a separate page to the content.  This is still
>within xsl-region-body, so the 3 columns layout remains.  The text
>'Alphabetic Index' should span 3 columns on a new page, instead it flows the
>same as the rest of the data, and doesn't break the page.

This is not what I see.

>I hope i've managed to explain this properly!

So do I ... perhaps it is the tool that you are using (you don't mention 

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

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