Re: [xep-support] Squeezing supported by XEP and FO ?

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Fri Dec 17 2004 - 13:33:47 PST

Jost Klopfstein:
> Hello,
> Does anyone know if XEP and/or FO support some sort of automated squeezing,
> in order to reduce the number of pages in a document, if e.g. the last page
> has only a few lines of text?
> We are not planning iteratively process FO and write code which analyzes the
> XEP intermediate format and then e.g. reduce line spacing.

That would be a good optimization/refinement for the formatter, but
is currently beyond the level of detail the formatter goes into.

XSL FO does provide a means to implement it by allowing flexibility
in block spaces (space-before/after.minimum/maximum/optimum) ; XEP
will use it in a future version to achieve the best pagination.


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