[xep-support] Re: [error] no space for an element, trying to recover

From: Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri Feb 11 2011 - 22:55:10 PST

Hi Michael.

On 12 February 2011 00:11, Michael Sulyaev <msulyaev@renderx.com> wrote:
> On 02/05/2011 05:52 PM, Dave Pawson wrote:
>> [error] no space for an element, trying to recover
>> [277][278][279]
>> Not a very helpful error IMHO?
>> Is there any way I can trace it to some source please?
>> Are the numbers page numbers in the output?
> Hello Dave,
> The numbers in the log are the page numbers. The error message is not very
> helpful, indeed, but at least it says [error], and effectively points to
> page 277, which must be missing something from the source FO.
> Tracing down to a particular FO element that did not fit and was dropped
> does not usually take too long. Matching from PDF back to FO on text that
> begins and ends xsl-region-body on that page gives you the first estimate of
> the boundaries. Then search for large things like Images or containers with
> explicitly set dimensions, or even tables with rotated cells.

In my case it was a very large image.

> If you cannot find it, please send me the source FO.
> The real problem with this situation is that the correct behavior would be
> to report the error and stop processing, and not to try to recover at all,
> because at this moment it is already clear that the rendered result does not
> fully represent to the input source.

Is that a configuration decision Michael?
  How to specify that please?

Dave Pawson
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