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Re: [xsl] Wrapping text in XSL-FO table
Subject: Re: [xsl] Wrapping text in XSL-FO table|
From: Steve Switzer <sswitzer@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 13:57:15 -0800
I'm having the same problem -- is there no one out there
to come to our rescue? Perhaps this isn't supported in
> The hyphenate="true" helped me. But I have a
> slightly different requirement.
> I want that if a word comes in a line whose length is
> greater than the column width, the word must print on
> the same line and breaks with a hyphenation to the
> next. The default hyphenation="true" option causes the
> long word(whose length is > column width) to begin on
> a new line.
> Would this be possible with XSL-FO?
> --- "W. Eliot Kimber" <eliot@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Mukul wrote:
> > > Hello ,
> > > I am constructing a XSL-FO table. I want a
> > sentence
> > > wrapping effect like as in MS Word. When something
> > is
> > > typed in a table row, I need 2 conditions to be
> > > fulfilled -
> > > 1) When a word touches the column boundary , the
> > whole
> > > word wraps to the next line(the word is not split)
> > This is normal behavior unless you explicitly turn
> > off line breaking.
> > > 2) If length of word is greater than the column
> > width,
> > > the word is split and continues on the next line
> > You will have to turn on hyphenation and probably
> > change the
> > hyphentation character (if you don't actually want a
> > hyphen when a word
> > breaks).
> > Different implementations may behave differently
> > when flowing text into
> > constrained spaces--XEP, for example, never breaks
> > words unless
> > hyphentation is on, XSL Formatter may. The FO
> > specification leaves these
> > details of line breaking up to implementations.
> > Cheers,
> > Eliot
> > --
> > W. Eliot Kimber, eliot@xxxxxxxxxx
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