Re: [xep-support] floating tables

From: Chris Bowditch <>
Date: Fri Nov 04 2005 - 01:11:22 PST

David Pirkle wrote:

> I tried a different approach of wrapping each table with an
> fo:inline-container rather than an fo:float. With this change, XEP puts
> each table on a separate line like so:
> [ ]
> [ ]
> [ ]
> In other words, the fo:inline-container has no effect. I tried this
> with a few other processors, and they all gave me the effect of putting
> several tables per line, as I described in my original post. My
> understanding of fo:inline-container is that it should cause the
> enclosed blocks to be placed inline, which is exactly what I'm trying to
> do with these tables. If I'm right about that, then XEP has a bug here.

This isn't a bug, but rather a documented limitation. If you look in the
reference.pdf file distributed with XEP, you will see under the
Formatting Objects supported by XEP, inline-container is marked as "No".


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