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From rOnnie974 <ronnie.ba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: AW: AW: AW: Table height issue
Date Fri, 05 Feb 2010 12:05:56 GMT

You are my hero.

Thank you very much.


Georg Datterl-2 wrote:
> 
> Hi Ronnie,
> 
> Basically:
> areaTree is the root.
> pageSequence is a page sequence from your fo file
> page is a single page in your pdf
> regionBefore is the header
> regionAfter is the footer
> regionBody is the body of the page
> 
> then there's lots of stuff to ignore. To find the block you are interested
> in, search for the id. id="XXX" in fo will be translated to prod-id="XXX".
> bpd is block-progression-dimension, which means block height.
> 
> In your code you can use Xpath to read information, but I'd advise you to
> trim the document first. If you know all information you need is in one
> page-sequence, trim away all other sequences to make xpath way faster.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Georg Datterl
> 
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: rOnnie974 [mailto:ronnie.baret@gmail.com]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. Februar 2010 12:48
> An: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: AW: AW: AW: Table height issue
> 
> 
> I just found xmlindent.com and got a 2656 lines file... Gonna a big
> headache%-|
> 
> 
> Georg Datterl-2 wrote:
>>
>> Hi Ronnie,
>>
>> I run the Document object through
>>
>>     public static String toString(Document document) throws
>> TransformerException {
>>         StringWriter stringWriter = new StringWriter();
>>         StreamResult streamResult = new StreamResult(stringWriter);
>>         TransformerFactory transformerFactory =
>> TransformerFactory.newInstance();
>>         Transformer transformer = transformerFactory.newTransformer();
>>         transformer.setOutputProperty(OutputKeys.INDENT, "yes");
>>
>> transformer.setOutputProperty("{http://xml.apache.org/xslt}indent-amou
>> nt",
>> "2");
>>         transformer.setOutputProperty(OutputKeys.METHOD, "xml");
>>         transformer.transform(new
>> DOMSource(document.getDocumentElement()), streamResult);
>>         return stringWriter.toString();
>>     }
>>
>> and copy the resulting String into XMLSpy.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Georg Datterl
>>
>> ------ Kontakt ------
>>
>> Georg Datterl
>>
>> Geneon media solutions gmbh
>> Gutenstetter Straße 8a
>> 90449 Nürnberg
>>
>> HRB Nürnberg: 17193
>> Geschäftsführer: Yong-Harry Steiert
>>
>> Tel.: 0911/36 78 88 - 26
>> Fax: 0911/36 78 88 - 20
>>
>> www.geneon.de
>>
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>>
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>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: rOnnie974 [mailto:ronnie.baret@gmail.com]
>> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. Februar 2010 12:29
>> An: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
>> Betreff: Re: AW: AW: Table height issue
>>
>>
>> THANK YOU for your complete answer !
>>
>> Before you answered me, I made some researchs and succeeded in
>> generating an area tree file.
>>
>> Now I have to understand this file, and, before, to indent it ! FOP
>> made a file with the entire code in one line ! xD
>>
>> Thank you again.
>>
>>
>> Georg Datterl-2 wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Ronnie,
>>>
>>> Basically (and simplified), in my case I have two colums and the
>>> shorter columns has to be extended. So I build my table with one
>>> block in each column. Each block is marked by an id. Then I serialize
>>> my table into a fo file and generate the area tree, an intermediate
>>> format between fo and pdf. This format is an xml tree with all the
>>> basic informations like page, column and line breaks, size of areas
>>> and so on. I search for the marked blocks, get their height and
>>> compare. Then I extend the smaller block in my original table and
>>> serialize again. Now I can generate the PDF and both columns have the
>>> same height.
>>>
>>> Problems:
>>> * I have to generate the area tree for each table. That takes some time.
>>> * One of my blocks contains a table, which gives basically
>>> unpredictable results if split over more than two pages.
>>> * What should happen if there's a page break after one column is
>>> already finished? In that case you won't find the block on the second
>>> page and extending the block might change the break position and then
>>> the calculated block height is incorrect.
>>>
>>> You should make REALLY sure you REALLY need that feature.
>>>
>>> http://markmail.org/search/?q=georg.datterl+from%3A%22Georg+Datterl%2
>>> 2
>>> +list%3Aorg.apache.xmlgraphics.fop-users+type%3Ausers+date%3A200804-2
>>> +0
>>> 1002++table
>>>
>>> that should give you a list of my postings talking about tables. Read
>>> at you own peril. :-)
>>>
>>> You can get the area tree with this code:
>>>
>>>             FopFactory fopFactory = FopFactory.newInstance();
>>>                 fopFactory.setUserConfig(new File("fonts/fop.xconf"));
>>>             FOUserAgent foUserAgent = fopFactory.newFOUserAgent();
>>>             SAXTransformerFactory mpFactory =
>>> (SAXTransformerFactory)SAXTransformerFactory.newInstance();
>>>             Transformer transformer =  mpFactory.newTransformer();
>>>             TransformerHandler handler =
>>> mpFactory.newTransformerHandler();
>>>             DOMResult domResult = new DOMResult();
>>>             handler.setResult(domResult);
>>>
>>>             org.apache.fop.render.Renderer targetRenderer =
>>>             foUserAgent.getRendererFactory().createRenderer(
>>>                             foUserAgent, MimeConstants.MIME_PDF);
>>>
>>>             XMLRenderer renderer = new XMLRenderer();
>>>             renderer.mimicRenderer(targetRenderer);
>>>             renderer.setContentHandler(handler);
>>>             renderer.setUserAgent(foUserAgent);
>>>
>>>             foUserAgent.setRendererOverride(renderer);
>>>
>>>             Fop fop = fopFactory.newFop(foUserAgent);
>>>             Result res = new SAXResult(fop.getDefaultHandler());
>>>             transformer.transform(source, res);  // source is a
>>> StreamSource containing the fo file
>>>             return  (org.w3c.dom.Document)domResult.getNode();
>>>
>>> Hope that helps.
>>>
>>> Georg Datterl
>>>
>>> ------ Kontakt ------
>>>
>>> Georg Datterl
>>>
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>>> Gutenstetter Straße 8a
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>>>
>>> HRB Nürnberg: 17193
>>> Geschäftsführer: Yong-Harry Steiert
>>>
>>> Tel.: 0911/36 78 88 - 26
>>> Fax: 0911/36 78 88 - 20
>>>
>>> www.geneon.de
>>>
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>>>
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>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: rOnnie974 [mailto:ronnie.baret@gmail.com]
>>> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. Februar 2010 11:43
>>> An: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
>>> Betreff: Re: AW: Table height issue
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for your answer Georg.
>>>
>>> I did not find the threads you are talking about.
>>>
>>>> I create the table, parse the area tree and then insert empty blocks
>>>> with a calculated height to simulate that.
>>> Could you please explain me how to do that ? I am a beginner and do
>>> not know what area trees are.
>>>
>>> Thanks you in advance.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Georg Datterl-2 wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Ronnie,
>>>>
>>>>> Does not exist an attribute that would say to my table to extend it
>>>>> until there is no more available area on the last page ?
>>>>
>>>> Trust me, there is none. I create the table, parse the area tree and
>>>> then insert empty blocks with a calculated height to simulate that.
>>>> You can search the archive for threads I started, many of them deal
>>>> with exactly that problem...
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Georg Datterl
>>>>
>>>> ------ Kontakt ------
>>>>
>>>> Georg Datterl
>>>>
>>>> Geneon media solutions gmbh
>>>> Gutenstetter Straße 8a
>>>> 90449 Nürnberg
>>>>
>>>> HRB Nürnberg: 17193
>>>> Geschäftsführer: Yong-Harry Steiert
>>>>
>>>> Tel.: 0911/36 78 88 - 26
>>>> Fax: 0911/36 78 88 - 20
>>>>
>>>> www.geneon.de
>>>>
>>>> Weitere Mitglieder der Willmy MediaGroup:
>>>>
>>>> IRS Integrated Realization Services GmbH:    www.irs-nbg.de
>>>> Willmy PrintMedia GmbH:                            www.willmy.de
>>>> Willmy Consult & Content GmbH:                 www.willmycc.de
>>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>>> Von: rOnnie974 [mailto:ronnie.baret@gmail.com]
>>>> Gesendet: Freitag, 5. Februar 2010 05:32
>>>> An: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
>>>> Betreff: Re: Table height issue
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for your answer.
>>>>
>>>> Unfortunately, as I said, I write directly in XSL FO. It was
>>>> simplier for me to have the design I want, but perhaps I made a
>>>> mistake.
>>>>
>>>> Moreover, the height of each quote can change as they can have a
>>>> bigger description. Another difficulty is that the document can be
>>>> extended on several pages, and the header do not have to be repeated.
>>>> So the last page can be different than if it has only one.
>>>>
>>>> Does not exist an attribute that would say to my table to extend it
>>>> until there is no more available area on the last page ?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Venkat Reddy-7 wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> May be, you can acheive this using your xslt file.
>>>>> I hope, you are using XSLT + XML to generate XSL:FO file.
>>>>> You can check the number of rows under each quote while generating
>>>>> the FO file, add the extra empty rows or increase the height of the
>>>>> last row when the script finds less no.of rows.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope this will help you,
>>>>> Venkat.
>>>>>
>>>>> rOnnie974 wrote:
>>>>>> I am using the trunk version of FOP.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> here is a pdf I generated.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> https://www.yousendit.com/download/S1VEaUNGaTFoMlVLSkE9PQ
>>>>>> (available
>>>>>> 7
>>>>>> days)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I want that the second table can be extended to fill the entire page.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Venkat Reddy-7 wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Can you please provide an example doc what you are looking for?
>>>>>>> and also mention the version you are using...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> Venkat.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> rOnnie974 wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I make quote documents by writing directly in XSL-FO with
a XML
>>>>>>>> behind.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The number of rows is variable from one quote to another,
so I
>>>>>>>> have to put some blank rows at the end of the table body
before
>>>>>>>> the footer, so that the table takes the entire page.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How can I make it dynamically ? Or do you see another solution
>>>>>>>> to this issue ?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks in advance.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ronnie Baret
>>>>>>>>
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