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From "Amick, Eric" <Eric.Am...@mail.house.gov>
Subject RE: keep-together.within-column with content > 1 page
Date Tue, 25 May 2010 19:32:24 GMT
Are you setting just keep-together.within-column? In my experience, the
unqualified keep-together (and unqualified keeps in general, for that
matter) rarely works successfully.

Eric Amick   Systems Engineer II
Legislative Computer Systems

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brad Smith [mailto:usernamenumber@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 15:03
> To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Subject: keep-together.within-column with content > 1 page
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have certain elements in my document which I would like to keep
> together across pages as much as possible. I've been using the
> keep-together (and keep-together.within-column) property for this, and
> usually it works as expected: if printing the item on the current page
> would cause it to spill over, a page-break is inserted before it.
> Great. However, there are problems if the item's content is greater
> than one page in length. In that case, it *still* stays on the same
> page, even though that means all the content writing over its self,
> resulting in gibberish.
> 
> Is there a way to have a middle-ground? What I really want is "start
> on a fresh page if it will keep the item from breaking, then keep
> together /if possible/".
> 
> Thanks in advance for any help people can offer.
> --Brad
> 
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