Re[2]: [xep-support] Table positioning

From: Alexander Peshkov (
Date: Mon Dec 15 2003 - 01:04:54 PST

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    Hello Brian,

    CBD> Ah, didn't know about span="all". That works nicely, but it brings up
    CBD> another question. If the table spans both columns and is centered in the
    CBD> page vertically, then the the flow of text is this (wraps to the next column
    CBD> before the table instead of at the bottom of the page):

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    CBD> But we would prefer, if possible, that the text flow in this order (down the
    CBD> whole page before wrapping to the next column):

    <-- ASCII art skipped :-) -->

    In the XSL FO 1.0 you can not control flow of content in this way.

    CBD> We've also used span="all" on large images also, and we noticed that if
    CBD> there is not enough room at the bottom of the page, then the image is shown
    CBD> on the next page, which is fine, but it leaves a lot of white space on the
    CBD> previous page (where the image couldn't fit). Is there any way around this?

    Hm, I believe this is a normal situation. In this case there is just
    no content to be placed on the previous page. What is your expectation
    for formatter behavior in such a situation?

    Best regards,
    Alexander Peshkov

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