Re: [xep-support] Creating inline areas with zero width

From: Jirka Kosek <>
Date: Wed Jun 14 2006 - 10:25:42 PDT

Janean Angeles wrote:
> I'm not sure if this is the 'best' way of doing this, but it worked for me.
> Try applying a negative padding-left to the 2nd value. Taking your fo and altering it like this:
> <fo:block>
> A<fo:inline baseline-shift="super" inline-progression-dimension="0pt">X</fo:inline><fo:inline baseline-shift="sub" padding-left="-8pt">Y</fo:inline>
> </fo:block>
> This technique worked in my test. You may still have to play with the padding variable to get them right (due to font differences), but it's something to start with...

Yes, negative spaces are solution, but only in a case when you know the
exact size of overlapping content. My problem is, that instead of single
letter "X" I must cope with arbitrary content of unknown width.

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