RE: [xsl] FO: Show page number only if target is on different pag e

Subject: RE: [xsl] FO: Show page number only if target is on different pag e
From: DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 11:55:04 +0100
The 'page ident' / number isn't available until the formatter 
has done its stuff so no, no can do in XSL 1.0.

Nice one  for XSL 2.0 though.
Feature request?

regards DaveP

> In the very old days, when I used IBM BookMaster to produce printed
> documents from generic markup, BookMaster provided the feature of
> automatically suppressing the "on page xx" text generated by cross
> references if the thing referenced was on the same page as the
> reference.
> I would like to do the same thing with XSL FO but I don't think it's
> possible in XSL 1.0. That is, I'd like to be able to do something like
> this:
> <xsl:template match="crossref">
>   <fo:inline>
>     <xsl:apply-templates select="id(@refid)" mode="xref"/>
>     <fo:if-not-on-current-page ref-id="{generate-id(id(@refid))}">
>       <xsl:text>, on page </xsl:text>
>       <fo:page-number-citation ref-id="{generate-id(id(@refid))}"/>
>     </fo:if-not-on-current-page>
>   </fo:inline>
> </xsl:template>
> Is something like this possible today or should I submit this as an
> extension requirement? Is this already a logged RFE?
> Thanks,
> Eliot
> -- 
> W. Eliot Kimber, eliot@xxxxxxxxxx
> Consultant, ISOGEN International
> 1016 La Posada Dr., Suite 240
> Austin, TX  78752 Phone: 512.656.4139
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