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Re: Several sections of 2-column text per page possible?

From: David Tolpin <dvd@davidashen.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 18:35:50 +0400 (AMT)
Message-Id: <200411221435.iAMEZoDr090159@adat.davidashen.net>
To: robert frapples <oyenstikker@gmail.com>
CC: www-xsl-fo@w3.org

robert frapples:
> There are a couple similar questions in the archives, but no answers. 
> Here is what I want to do:
> ------------
> [text]
> [text]
> [text]
> -------------
> where each individual block of [text] is in 2 columns, wrapped
> independently from the previous and next blocks. The 'column-count'
> attribute applies only to <fo:region-body> and I want to do this
> multiple times per page, so that doesn't appear to be an option.  Is
> it possible to put [text] into a 2 column <fo:table> and have it wrap
> the blocks from the first column to the second and automatically
> adjust the table height?  Or is there some other way to do this?  It
> seems that XSL-FO would have been much more powerful if 'column-count'
> could have applied to <fo:block>.

It is easy. Just put an empty block with span="all" between the blocks.

Received on Monday, 22 November 2004 14:39:55 UTC

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