Re: dynamic fo:table-column width?
On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 09:41 -0500, Eliot Kimber wrote: > One way to do it might be to wrap the content of the column you want to > be dynamic within fo:inline with a keep-together.within-line="always". > This should disallow breaking of the line. By then using automatic table > layout, you should get what you want, at least for that line. > > Another solution is to create an XSLT extension function that can > estimate the rendered length of the content and then use that estimate > to set the column width. I've done this in Java using the standard Java > graphics API. It requires that you know the current font and font size > (which presumably you can know if you're generating the output), but the > programming was relatively easy, if memory serves (I don't have the code > to hand). > > Otherwise there is direct way to do what you want. Thanks for the input. Unfortunately I'm using fop to render the pdf and the auto table-layout isn't currently supported. I'll give the extension function a go. If any other ideas pop up, please let me know! Thanks, Luke
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