Re: [xep-support] double page numbering

From: G. Ken Holman <>
Date: Tue Mar 07 2006 - 10:40:18 PST

XSL-FO provides for only a single running page number.

At 2006-03-07 18:51 +0100, Tomas Kolaci wrote:
> I'm publishing document that consists of chapters (each chapter
> starts on new page). In header of each page I have to print both:
>1. [actual page number] of [number of pages] in scope of
>actual chapter and
>2. [actual page number] of [number of pages] in global scope
>of whole document.
> in header of 4th page I have to print: chapter 2 page: 1 of 2,
> document page: 4 of 10.
> I don't know how to achieve this
>- if there was some way how to do some simple mathematics
>with page numbers before rendering

Page numbers are not operands in XSL-FO arithmetic.

> but I haven't found anything like that. Is there some way?

Not in the XSL-FO specification.

I hope this helps (though I realize it isn't what you were looking for).

. . . . . . . . Ken

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