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RE: newbie: setting inline widths using FOP?

From: Dave Pawson <DaveP@dpawson.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 06:37:23 +0000
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At 15:55 27/02/2002 -0500, G. Ken Holman wrote:

>The following works identically comparing both of the above vendors (GIF 
>of screen is attached):

Mmmm. I retract my statements Ken.
(insert, obligatory Duh!)

>>Probably in the restricted use of left-header, right-header and 
>Yes, those might be future facets of a simple page master, but they aren't 
>there now.
>Personally, I just use a three-columned table to do the DSSSL shortcut of 
>left-, right-, centre-

Add this to your comments earlier today to Eliot on xslt list,
and I'm getting cross. Two instances where we are being forced into using 
html tricks
to obtain display formats, using a standard which is supposed to provide 
them :-|

>I hope this helps the understanding, if not the actual code.

Indeedy. Many thanks Ken.

Issue closed, but since the WG are supposed to be considering new requirements
for XSL2 (see new charter), Max?

Feature request: Centre left and right header flow objects please.

Regards DaveP.
Received on Thursday, 28 February 2002 01:37:28 UTC

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