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RE: newbie: setting inline widths using FOP?

From: Rob Smith <rob.smith@supplyway.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 09:36:58 -0000
To: <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201c1bf72$50aa0060$65c27bd5@musicnewt>

> be nice it's my first post...

Mine too, and also a newbie to FO :)
> I want to distribute blocks of text along the same line and 
> control where along the line they get put. Using <fo:inline> 
> and setting the width attribute doesn't work, the width 
> attribute makes no difference at all.

I have had a similar problem. 

> Since I want to 
> distribute 3 bits of text at equal distances along the line, 
> I could use a table, but I'm praying for a better way.

I have had to resort to a table to distribute three blocks of text and
one of a graphic evenly.
I am looking for a better method, if I find one I will post here.

I originally had two columns to do this, but also need a full page
background (or as near as possible) and haven't been able to achive this
with columns.

I have had to end up with a single column page with a large table to
distribute the columns evenly and nest tables in this to distribute the
content within it.

I know this is a very HTML solution, but time pressures have prevailed
and that is what I am stuck with at the moment.

Any advice on how to better structure this sort of thing would be great.


Rob Smith
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2002 04:36:00 UTC

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