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Re: Cell clipping

From: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@MenteithConsulting.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:05:46 +0100
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <876449bxd1.fsf@zako.menteithconsulting.com>

On Tue, Jul 24 2007 15:14:59 +0100, lward@rentec.com wrote:

> Tony Graham wrote:
>> Which XSL formatter are you using, and how do you know that height
>> and/or overflow might not be implemented (apart from not appearing to
>> work, that is)?
>
> I'm using FOP 0.9.3.
>
> The "not implemented" comment came from a forum post Google found from
> 2003, not the best source.

No, probably not the best source.

FOP's conformance is listed at
http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/compliance.html

It indicates that both 'height' and 'overflow' are implemented in 0.9.3.

>> Your technique should work.  Are you able to try a different formatter
>> as a comparison?
>
> I don't have others at the moment. Which would you suggest?

I would like to point you to xmlroff (http://xmlroff.org), which is
similarly open source though written in C, but you may get even less joy
out of it.

One FOP-derivative is FOray (http://www.foray.org/).

Liam Quin maintains a list of XSL formatters on the W3C XSL page at
http://www.w3.org/Style/XSL/.

Some commercial products -- e.g., Antenna House
(http://www.antennahouse.com/) --- offer free evaluation versions.

If you are sticking with FOP, you may need to ask a question on the
fop-users mailing list (see
http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/maillist.html).

Regards,


Tony Graham.
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