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Re: Differing layouts with single and multi page documents

From: ollie.petch <oliver.petch@rdfgroup.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 09:20:54 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <25137610.post@talk.nabble.com>
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org



ollie.petch wrote:
> 
> I'm using Apache FOP in a Java application to generate invoices, I want a
> footer displayed only on the final page of the invoice. Sometimes the
> invoices will span across multiple pages other times they will fill just a
> single page. After googeling extensively I have come up with the
> following:
> 
> <fo:layout-master-set>
>   <fo:simple-page-master master-name="normal" >
>     <fo:region-body />
>       <fo:region-before />
>   </fo:simple-page-master>
>   
>   <fo:simple-page-master master-name="last">
>     <fo:region-body />
>     <fo:region-before />
>     <fo:region-after region-name="footer" />
>   </fo:simple-page-master>
> 
>   <fo:page-sequence-master master-name="document">
>     <!-- Single Page Layout -->
>     <fo:repeatable-page-master-alternatives maximum-repeats="1">
>       <fo:conditional-page-master-reference master-reference="last"
> page-position="first" />
>     </fo:repeatable-page-master-alternatives>
>     
>     <!-- Multi Page Layout -->
>     <fo:repeatable-page-master-alternatives maximum-repeats="no-limit">
>       <fo:conditional-page-master-reference master-reference="normal"
> page-position="first" />
>       <fo:conditional-page-master-reference master-reference="last"
> page-position="last" />
>       <fo:conditional-page-master-reference master-reference="normal"
> page-position="rest" />
>     </fo:repeatable-page-master-alternatives>
>     </fo:page-sequence-master>
> </fo:layout-master-set>
> 
> From my understanding of what I have read online because I have set
> maximum-repeats to 1 on the first subsequence it will be ignored for all
> documents with more than one page,  therefore the next subsequence with
> maximum-repeats set to no-limit will be used. However with this setup I
> get the footers on the first page and the last page, but not on pages
> in-between. Is there something I am overlooking, to me it seems as though
> the maximum-repeats attribute is being ignored. 
> 
> Any help would be appreciated,
> Thanks
> Ollie.
> 
> 

I'd like to add I get the exact same output when removing the
maximum-repeats="1" attribute.

Ollie

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