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Re: fo:block with no break

From: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 14:20:49 +0000
Message-ID: <711a73df0901230620u7dacc74fsaae70a97456f73c3@mail.gmail.com>
To: mark.gebhardt@kodak.com
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org

2009/1/23  <mark.gebhardt@kodak.com>:
> I'm not blaming the engine, just trying to understand it.  I undersand the
> content is too large to fit on my page.  But since the content needs to
> break between 2 pages, I was hoping to have it break so that the content
> starts on the current page (not start a new page), and then flow to a new
> page; rather than starting a new page and still flowing to yet another new
> page.
> Maybe I am asking too much, or just not understanding.
> Sorry if I am going down a dead end, butFrameMaker manages this, and if I
> cannot replicate with FO,  I've got some level setting to do.

fo != frame engine :-)

1. You split it if you're fussy and want it just so.
2. Give the engine a 'hint' where to break it (or break it yourself,
pre-process step)
3. Give the break strength a low number and accept it's decision.


Dave Pawson
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