Re: FW: [xep-support] Page breaks in tables with row spans

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Fri Jan 24 2003 - 11:33:58 PST

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    > Hi--
    > (Please forgive the duplicate post--folks are usually pretty responsive on this list, but I haven't heard anything at all from my first posting of this question. I'm sending it again in case it got lost the first time around.)
    > I have some big tables with cells that span rows. The tables break across
    > pages okay in general, except for one thing: the table heading row on the
    > second and subsequent pages is inserted after the cell that spans rows across
    > the page break, rather than at the top of the page. See the example below if
    > my description isn't clear (use Courier to make the tables line up properly).


    it is the way tables are implemented in the current formatting kernel.
    To get things relatively right, you will have to either prevent rows
    from breaking (keep-together) or disable intermediate headers (table-omit-header-at-break).

    David Tolpin
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