Re: PI for page break?

Subject: Re: PI for page break?
From: Horst Kucharczyk <horst@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 00:20:39 +0000
At 22:20 27/10/98 +0100, you wrote:
>On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Norman Walsh wrote:
>> / "Glenn R. Kronschnabl" <grk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> was heard to say:
>> | Can someone e-mail me or post an XML example of how to use a PI to
issue a
>> | page break for the RTF backend?  Thanks.  I assume it would also work
>> | for TeX/MIF, etc.
>> | 
>> | From my understanding, the DTD does not need to mod'd, but the dsssl
>> | stylesheet needs an action to fire when it sees the PI, correct?
>> Seeing the PIs in Jade is quite difficult (because it lacks
>> support for a DSSSL feature).  There's no support, for example,
>> for a page break PI in my DocBook stylesheets.
>Nevertheless, I'd like to know how to force a page break with
>the style language, e.g. triggered by a special empty element
>within an (non-DocBook) SGML document. The cleanest way would surely
>be to make individual simple-page-sequences for all the stuff between
>those pagebreak triggers. But this can be quite difficult to
>achieve. For a quick and dirty solution, I now simply insert a
>huge display-space at the point of the pagebreak, which gives
>(at least with JadeTeX) the desired result.
>Is there a better way to do this with the style language?

(make paragraph
break-before: 'page )) hasn't failed us yet. I suspect you could insert
that instead of the display-spaces.

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