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Re: display dynamic flow content with xsl-region-after?

From: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@MenteithConsulting.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2010 17:33:10 +0000
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <87aawozell.fsf@takai.menteithconsulting.com>
On Fri, Jan 08 2010 15:08:35 +0000, kim.walisch@gmail.com wrote:
> I want to use a footer (xsl-region-after) that displays dynamic content from
> the flow. I have a xml flow with many pages and I want to display a
> reference (from the flow) in the footer of each page. With xsl-region-body
> it would be easy, but I need the reference to be displayed in the footer and
> the footer (xsl-region-after) is static and only displays the reference of
> the first page.
> So, I am blocked. I am new to xsl fo, maybe there are other ways to to this?

It sounds like you might need to use fo:marker [1] in the flow and
fo:retrieve-marker [2] in the static content.

You can use fo:retrieve-marker to get, e.g., the content of the first or
last marker on the page.  If you want all instances of whatever that
content is, you might need to put each of them in a fo:footnote so they
come out in the footnote region.


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[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#fo_marker
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#fo_retrieve-marker
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