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From MatthiasR <matthias8...@gmx.at>
Subject Re: overflow of fixed block-container
Date Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:35:19 GMT

Hi Jeremias,

do you think it would be very complicated to implement flow maps? I might
have clients which are interested in this feature.

Regards,
Matthias


Jeremias Maerki-2 wrote:
> 
> Hi Russel,
> 
> what you're looking for is essentially the flow-map feature of XSL 1.1,
> I believe. That allows you to define multiple "flow regions" where
> content can flow from one page to the other. Absolutely/fixed positioned
> block-containers can't overflow to the next page. Only block-containers
> with absolute-position="auto" (the default) can do that.
> 
> The problem: FOP doesn't implement flow-maps, yet.
> 
> - Flow Map Examples: http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#d0e7194
> - fo:flow-map: http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#fo_flow-map
> 
> - fo:block-container: http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#fo_block-container
> - absolute-position property:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#absolute-position
> - overflow property: http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl11/#overflow
>   (see description of the "repeat" value)
> 
> On 21.10.2010 01:30:08 Russell Levy wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a simple document with three block-containers, each with a fixed
>> position on the page, aligned horizontally (page split into three parts).
>> When the top block-container overflows, I want the overflow to go to a
>> new
>> page (with the other two areas of the page blank). Is that possible? I
>> could
>> post code if that's helpful.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki
> 
> 
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