Re: page numbers and fo
Nikolai Grigoriev writes: > Sorry for poor expression. I meant that in FOP and XEP, there is a > straightforward way of getting the number of pages formatted. As far as I > remember, PassiveTeX does not do pagination itself, delegating it to TeX; > therefore, reporting the number of pages depends on the underlying pdftex > machinery, which may or may not provide the correspondent interface at the > script level at the script level?? can you provide an example of what you have in mind here? do you imply some sort of two-way conversation between the application and the FOP/XEP? > It is only one of possible solutions; I have another one that uses > fo:marker/fo:retrieve-marker; but it's a lot clumsier. Do you > support markers already? no :-} my priorities are (in case anyone is interested) * blocks spanning all columns in multicolumn mode * better tables * non left to right writing * (better MathML support, but thats not XSL) If you have a complete worked example of fo:marker, I'd love to see it. Sebastian XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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