Re: How to achieve FO Table variable width with nowrap
Thanks for the help on this! On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:28 PM, G. Ken Holman <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > At 2009-01-25 18:12 -0700, Karl Stubsjoen wrote: >> >> It seems that I am having success with a table defined like this: > > Good ... I had a typo in my response to you and you are correctly using > table-layout="auto" (the default). > >> <table> >> <table-body border-bottom="solid 1px #000"> >> <table-row> >> <table-cell><block>Label Cell:</block></table-cell> >> <table-cell><block padding-left=".05in">Value >> Cell</block></table-cell> >> </table-row >> </table-body> >> </table> >> >> Is it correct to assume that the table width will derive from the >> total width of content (until it reaches parent object boundary >> width)? > > No, because with "auto" the formatter has every right to make its own > decisions about line breaks. > >> Or to be safe, should I conform with your option #1? > > I've always used the wrappers just to be on the safe side. > >> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 4:50 PM, G. Ken Holman >> <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> > (1) - use table-layout="fixed" and wrap the content of each cell in a >> > block >> > keeping the line contents together with something like >> > wrap-option="no-wrap" >> > or with a keep-together.within-line= to force the formatter to make its >> > table column decisions without breaking the line content > > Sorry, in the above I meant to say table-layout="auto" but was apparently > thinking about the other values that are not appropriate when I actually was > doing the typing. > > I hope this helps. > > . . . . . . . . . . Ken > > -- > Upcoming XSLT/XSL-FO, UBL and code list hands-on training classes: > : Sydney, AU 2009-01/02; Brussels, BE 2009-03; Prague, CZ 2009-03 > Training tools: Comprehensive interactive XSLT/XPath 1.0/2.0 video > Video lesson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrNjJCh7Ppg&fmt=18 > Video overview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTiodiij6gE&fmt=18 > G. Ken Holman mailto:gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Crane Softwrights Ltd. http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/s/ > Male Cancer Awareness Nov'07 http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/s/bc > Legal business disclaimers: http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/legal
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