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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: total per page
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2006 14:23:06 GMT
He meant this:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-user&m=109035492329917&w=2

I hope that helps.

On 01.02.2006 15:09:19 Roberto Nunnari wrote:
> Hello list.
> 
> Can anybody tell me what J.Pietschmann meant by 'a marker based solution'?
> 
> Best regards.
> --
> Robi.
> 
> 
> J.Pietschmann wrote:
> > Roberto Nunnari wrote:
> > 
> >> but I also need to have the current total at the end of
> >> each page and at the beginnig of each new page in the final
> >> pdf document, and here is where I ask for help.
> > 
> > 
> > In general, there is no standard (or easy) way to solve this. FOP
> > doesn't do calculations involving data from the content, and OTOH
> > there is no way for other tools to know what content is on a page.
> > 
> > There are solutions in some special cases:
> > 1. If you can live with a partial sum from the beginning to the
> >  (end of) the current page rather than the total of the current page,
> >   you can  use a marker based solution.
> > 2. If you can reasonably estimate how much content fits on a page,
> >  you can precompute the layout the pages, including the page totals.
> > 
> > A more flexible solution would be coding a functional extension to FOP
> > involving the evaluation of expressions which may refer to marker
> > content.
> > 
> > J.Pietschmann



Jeremias Maerki


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