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Re: Getting a block to end on the last page

Subject: Re: Getting a block to end on the last page
From: Colin DeClue <colin.declue@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 10:57:24 -0600
Re:  Getting a block to end on the last page
Excellent, thank you. I originally used multiple flows because it got
things exactly where I wanted them easily. I'll look at using
floats/footnotes.

On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:42 AM, G. Ken Holman
<gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 2011-12-01 10:33 -0600, Colin DeClue wrote:
>>
>> Sorry I'm not being very clear. While I get a picture up someplace,
>> I'll just mention that I've got multiple flows going (which probably
>> would have helped if I'd mentioned it originally). The charges are one
>> flow, and the items and descriptions are another flow, and they flow
>> concurrently on pages. So either the charges will determine the number
>> of pages, or the items and descriptions will.
>
>
> That certainly does explain quite a lot.
>
> There is no way to align the end of one flow with the end of another flow
> ... multiple flows start together, but in XSL-FO 1.1 they cannot be
> specified to end together.
>
> Also in XSL-FO 1.1 there are no synchronization constructs between multiple
> flows.  You cannot align the presence of something in one flow with a
> corresponding construct in the other flow.  I belive this has been
> identified for some future XSL-FO 2.
>
> Have you considered using floats or footnotes for the items and
> descriptions, rather than multiple flows?
>
> . . . . . . . . . . . Ken
>
>
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