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From Pascal Sancho <pascal.san...@takoma.fr>
Subject Re: The way to go
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 07:16:06 GMT
Hi Sergiu,

can you provide a (short) XSL-FO and describe more precisely what you
"overlap" can have multiple causes:
 - absolute or relative positioning,
 - negative space-before or space-after,
 - limited block-progression-dimension or inline-progression-dimension,
 - etc.

Le 04/10/2011 23:17, Sergiu Dumitriu a écrit :
> On 10/04/2011 04:02 PM, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I currently create a xslt sheet which contains several
>> block-containers. Noob as i am, I was a bit surprised to see my
>> containers are overlapping and not showing up in some kind of "flow".
>> I don't want to make everything absolute, because sometimes i cannot
>> know how long the preceding block is.
>> What is the best practice for making a good design with FOP? Should I
>> base everything on tables? Or have I done something wrong which causes
>> my block-containers to overlap?
> Normally, they shouldn't overlap, so they probably already have absolute 
> positioning set somehow.
> FOP doesn't consume .xslt, but .fo files, so you should try to run the 
> XSLT transformation first to convert the XML into a FO file, then check 
> the FO file to see what happens.


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