Re: [xep-support] need information

From: G. Ken Holman (
Date: Thu Nov 28 2002 - 06:16:15 PST

At 2002-11-28 11:20 +0100, Ernst, Alexander wrote:
>I got instructions to test XEP for my company in order to buy a server
>license if XEP is suitable to us and works fine. I am trying a simple
>example with the following lines first.
>1 <fo:root xmlns:msxsl="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt"
>xmlns:cscr="urn:my-scripts" xmlns:fo="">
>2 <fo:layout-master-set>
>3 <fo:simple-page-master master-name="first" page-width="21cm"
>4 <fo:region-before region-name="MedaPDF-region-before" extent="0.2cm"
>display-align="before" />
>5 <fo:region-after region-name="MedaPDF-region-after" extent="0.2cm"
>display-align="after" />
>6 <fo:region-body region-name="MedaPDF-region-body" border="medium
>ridge silver" margin-top="2cm" margin-bottom="2cm" margin-left="1.5cm"
>margin-7 right="1.5cm" />
>7 </fo:simple-page-master>
> ...
>and got the following error...
>{!line 7, column 29: The content of element type "fo:simple-page-master"
>must ma
>Interrupted due to errors.)
>is there really somthing wrong?

Yes ... the DTD-syntax content model says body first and perimeter regions
follow. Your instance has the body definition last. How was the error
message ambiguous to you so that perhaps the reporting could be improved?

I hope this helps.

................... Ken

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