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Re: problem with deciding whether to or not to print heading on last page : xsl-fo

From: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@MenteithConsulting.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 12:13:29 -0000 (GMT)
Message-ID: <22478.>
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
On Tue, March 15, 2011 5:33 am, Arun Vijay wrote:
> Hi i have a problem with pdf generation using xsl-fo. The pdf print
> invoice
> lines in each page. So there is a conditional checking at the last page to
> determine whether to or not to print the heading on last page. If there is
> one or more lines in the last page then there should be a heading.
> Otherwise
> not.
> currently it is done using the logic below
> if(total number of invoice lines== preceding::number of invoice lines+1)
> {
>  call an empty marker
> }
> else
> {
> call a marker which prints the heading
> }
> when preceding number of invoice lines+1 is equal to total number of
> invoice
> lines, heading will not be displayed. The logic holds true when there is
> no
> more lines to be displayed in the last page or when the number of lines in
> last page is greater than one.
> Now the problem is,
> the above logic fails when there is only one line in the last page.
> The condition if(total number of invoice lines==preceeding::number of
> invoice lines+1) will become true and an empty marker will be called which
> will not display the heading. I need to display the heading even if there
> is
> only one invoice line in the last page.
> Is there any way to solve this problem?

I fear that I am not understanding the issue, but what happens if you
remove the '+1'?

For that matter, why is there a test at all?  I.e., can every line always
include the marker?


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