Re: [xep-support] Table spanning start or end region

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Fri Oct 25 2002 - 04:17:37 PDT

> I've got a question from a customer asking whether it's possible to make
> things like *this* in FO:
> That is, a table that (conditionally, perhaps by setting an attribute
> value) may expand into the outer region of the page. If it appears on an
> even page, it should expand to the left, on odd pages to the right. I'd try
> to expand the table with a negative margin-left or margin right, but I
> don't know any way to tell if the table appear on an even or odd page. So
> is it possible?


I think that it is possible to accomplish using side-floats (with XEP).
Side floats can be placed on either inner (binding) side or outer (cut) side of a region.
Place tables into pinned-to-inside side-floats.

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