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Re: xsl:fo and tabstops

From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 09:14:02 +0000
To: Mikko Peltonen <mpeltonen@myrealbox.com>
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011214091402.GA14560@spqr.oucs.ox.ac.uk>
On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 08:19:23AM +0200, Mikko Peltonen wrote:
> more realistic example of xml that I would like to format. Breaking up the
> lines by tab from this markup is a little bit more awkvard, because the
> placement of a tab can be anywhere within <par> or <run> and these can be
> nested (this sample xml is a result of exporting a Lotus Notes document with
> Lotus XML Toolkit... and yes, the markup could be better...).
> <pardef id='52' leftmargin='1.2500in' firstlineleftmargin='1in'
> tabs='L3in'/>
> <par def='52'><run><font size='8pt' style='bold'/>Key1&#x9;</run><run><font
> size='8pt'/>value1</run><run><font size='8pt'/> </run></par>
> <par><run><font size='8pt' style='bold'/>Key2</run>&#x9;<run><font
> size='8pt'/>value2</run><run><font size='8pt'/> </run></par>

the <run> element appears to be redundant, though its hard to tell. you
might want treat <par> as a table row, and then break into cells within that?
it looks hard, though. 

stop using Lotus Notes? If thats the best they can do, I'd not
touch the job, personally. 

Sebastian Rahtz      OUCS Information Manager
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