[xep-support] Re: Problem with rx:table-omit-initial-header="true"

From: Kevin Brown <kevin@renderx.com>
Date: Wed Feb 15 2012 - 17:08:52 PST

And a sample attached showing that it works as expected and not as you have
written. Please examine this sample. And again, send us the FO if you cannot
find the error in what you are doing.


Kevin Brown



From: xep-support-bounces@renderx.com
[mailto:xep-support-bounces@renderx.com] On Behalf Of Anderson, Paul
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:37 PM
To: xep-support@renderx.com
Subject: [xep-support] Problem with rx:table-omit-initial-header="true"




We're trying to leverage the rx:table-omit-initial-header attribute to
provide a running title for a table when that table spans multiple pages.
The working sample on the http://www.renderx.com/usecasestest.html page
shows that rx:table-omit-initial-header="true" is supposed to omit the first
fo:table-row in the fo:table-header region at the start of the table and
include all table-header rows if the table spans a page break. We can't seem
to make the rx:table-omit-initial-header attribute work as advertised.


As outlined on the http://www.renderx.com/usecasestest.html page, we've
adjusted our xsl to do the following:

- If there's a title on the table, set rx:table-omit-initial-header="true"
on the fo:table element, otherwise, set it to "false".

- Add the table title in an additional fo:table-row in the fo:table-header
region before the other table header row(s).


In the output, every table that had rx:table-omit-initial-header="true"
renders without _any_ of the table header rows at the start of the table
(this is a bad thing). We expected it to omit the first header row, not all
of them! If the table spans a page break, all the table header rows,
including the running title, appear at the top of the next page (this is
working as desired).


We have dissected our input FO file and are confident that the input
structure is as described in the use case.


We are using XEP version 4.19, build 20110414. Please advise regarding a
possible patch or workaround. Thank you for your help.


Best regards,


Paul Anderson

Information Developer - Codex Administrator

Compuware Corporation - +1-313-227-2031



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