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Re: [xsl] RE: XSL-FO and Z-index

Subject: Re: [xsl] RE: XSL-FO and Z-index
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:27:08 -0400

On Thu, 2012-09-20 at 23:09 +0200, Jesper Tverskov wrote:
> Let me answer my question myself then, can probably be improved, and I
> might have forgotten something.
> The functions return number of lines a text will be divided into (no
> hyphenation) at a given line length.

If you're using FOP, there's a program to generate XML font metrix
included; maybe you could use this to get more accurate results, at the
expense of a lot more work.

It seems odd that you need to write your own line-breaking algorithm in
XSLT; I must have missed the use case?


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