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RE: Need better understanding of keep-with-next.within-column

From: Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:06:47 +0100 (IST)
Message-ID: <10985.>
To: "www-xsl-fo@w3.org" <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
On Tue, May 31, 2011 4:07 pm, G. Ken Holman wrote:
> At 2011-05-31 10:03 -0500, Mario Madunic wrote:
>>Thanks Ken it makes better sense. The integer value does work
>>differently than using 'always'.  On the off chance do you know if a
>>more precise method is on the table when it comes keeping with next?
> I have not made the time to review the XSL-FO 2.0 specifications to
> know if anything is on offer to help you.
> Perhaps someone else on the list is more familiar with what is coming.

The XSL FO 2.0 requirements to do with tables are at

There's nothing there about keeping a minimum number of rows before a break.

As Ken said, 'keep' numbers are just strength values.  They don't change
meaning just for tables, which I at least would find confusing if they

Doesn't 'keep-with-next.within-column="always"' on both the head row and
the first body row keep the head and the first two rows in the same
column?  What does happen?


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