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Re: how to make content flow from left to right on page

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 21:54:17 -0400
To: t14 <jegzbaby@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <1274234057.3425.546.camel@desktop.barefootcomputing.com>
On Fri, 2010-05-14 at 09:32 -0400, t14 wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to create a pdf document (using xsl-fo) where the content starts
> on the left of a page and continues on the right, similar to a news paper or
> magazine.

Sounds like you need a page master with a body region divided into
columns, using column-count.

In XSL-FO 1.0 and 1.1, there are some limitations -- e.g., the columns
must all be the same width -- that we hope to improve for XSL 2.0 in
the future.

Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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