Re: [xep-support] XSL:fo question

From: Eliot Kimber <>
Date: Mon Oct 10 2005 - 07:43:23 PDT

G. Ken Holman wrote:
> Correct you cannot use page-count as a variable.
> When I need to accommodate a one-page difference from a
> first/middle/last page pattern, I use two page
> repeatable-page-master-alternatives, where the first one is tested only
> a single time, along the lines of:

This is a very clever solution to this problem--I would never thought of
it (not even sure I realized that you can have multiple conditional page
sequences in a single page sequence master)

Note that in XSL-FO 1.1 we have added the new condition "only" to handle
exactly this case.



W. Eliot Kimber
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