Subject: RE: [xsl] xsl-fo header problems|
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 09:41:09 -0400
> >I.e. not content in parents of markers? > > Correct. But looking at my quote above you'll see I'm not > talking about > retrieval ... the markers are *associated* with the contents > of the parent > of the marker, hence the need for the wrapping block, which never made sense, since an empty marker isn't much use.
> Note on the bottom of page 205 "the marker's parent's total > area is called > a "qualifying area", and thus the marker is associated with > all of the > marker's parent's areas.
Yep. Up to either page or page-sequence or document. No problem there.
> The diagram on page 207 shows how each marker is the first > child element of > each block, and looking at the bottom areas in the area tree, > how the areas > produced by the parent blocks all have their respective > markers associated > with them.
Mmm. No you lost me there. There's no statement of the qualifying area for the diagram, and the 3 pages?? to the left (text says 4 btw) dont' seem to align with the tree diagram?
Sorry Ken no. Selecting content (children of markers), I've always associated with the transform stage, hence I've never had hundreds of markers to choose from (or even 3 :-) I had a real job making an example that picked an overflow area from the previous page, but finally managed it (what a daft name, first-including-carryover :-) Picking content from the current page-sequence, I really can't see any use for it.
I've chosen content from the source document (section/chap titles etc), but from the current page-sequence? Why might that be necessary.
> Quite a classy design, I thought when I read it. I think > James Tauber was > behind that one, but I'm not positive.
I like the idea of running headers, though the syntax (and description?) could do with improvement IMO.
Then I guess I'm missing the lecture that went behind those notes :-)
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