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Re: page number citations

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 10:17:22 -0500
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At 2002-02-01 15:14 +0100, Kevin Flynn wrote:
>Any of you who want to use the page number citation in XSL-FO for making
>in-text cross-references might be interested in the following _no
>guarantees_ observation I have made:
>the current text positioning problems with page number citations only occur
>with forward references (from page 10 to page 40) and not with backward
>references (from page 40 to page 10).
>...which means you can _sometimes_ put cross-references in your documents...
>If anyone knows I'm wrong on this, please tell me!

I know you are wrong on this.

You don't mention which tool you are using, but claiming such a broad 
statement could be very misleading to new users unless you qualify which 
tool you are using, because it might be construed from your statement that 
it isn't supported in the Recommendation.

Forward references *are* supported in XSLFO ... just not in whatever tool 
you are using ... new users should assume forward references work with all 
tools until someone reports that a particular tool doesn't support it (and 
then it should be reported to the tool vendor for repair).

...................... Ken

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