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RE: Image Loop

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 07:37:31 -0400
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At 2003-09-23 16:31 +0530, Ashish Tibrewal wrote:
>I am very sorry for the unclear mail.

No apology necessary, I just felt that it would help you get an answer more 
quickly if you were able to better describe your problem.

>I am able to display a bunch of images besides each other using the code
>which I pasted in earlier mail.


>But now what I want is a gap of atleast 5 pixels between each image.

Fine.  But I am curious why you are measuring in pixels and not, say, in 
points.  You are, in fact, trying to produce a printed output, aren't 
you?  Although there is a "px" measurement for the size of a device dot, 
this is not portable.

In fact when I wanted very thin lines I always used to use "1px" but found 
that that was too inconsistent, so I've moved to using ".5pt" in my 

>What do I need t do to get this gap.

How about using <leader leader-length="5pt"/> between them?  You would, of 
course, adjust the length to the value that you want.

>This is my first assignment on xsl fo, so please excuse me if some of my
>questions sounds stupid

Now it is my turn to apologize: your question was not stupid, it was 
unclear, and I'm sorry if I left the wrong impression.

I hope this helps.

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

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