[xep-support] Space-before ignored and background color overlap?

From: i.de.jong@everest.nl
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 06:05:15 PDT

  • Next message: Alexander Peshkov: "Re: [xep-support] Space-before ignored and background color overlap?"

    We're having trouble understanding why XEP doesn't honour the space-before
    of the first
    block (the text is rendered at the top of the page, rather than 35mm
    Subsequent blocks are okay.

    Why is the first space-before ignored?

    Secondly, where is the red square with the text "Relative"? It appears to
    hidden behind the yellow container (by looking at XEP's XML output).
    If we remove the yellow background of the outer block-container, it shows

    Thanks for any clarification,
       Irmen de Jong
       Everest b.v.

    PS. the FO used is as follows:

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <fo:root xmlns:fo="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Format"
                    <fo:simple-page-master master-name="onePage"
    margin-left="0mm" margin-right="0mm" margin-bottom="0mm" margin-top="0mm"
    page-width="210mm" page-height="297mm">
                            <fo:region-body region-name="body"
    margin-top="0mm" margin-bottom="0mm" margin-left="0mm"/>
                    <fo:page-sequence-master master-name="normalPages">
            <fo:page-sequence master-reference="normalPages">
                    <fo:flow flow-name="body">
                            <fo:block space-before="35mm">Just some
                            <fo:block space-before="35mm">Just some more
                            <fo:block-container position="absolute"
    left="10mm" top="240mm" height="50mm" width="100mm"
                                    <fo:block>Some text at a specific
                                    <fo:block-container position="absolute"
    left="15mm" top="15mm" height="10mm" width="20mm" background-color="red">
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