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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: TLF Tables
Date Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:17:58 GMT
Hi Harbs,

I see code for Tables, but I'm not sure it is "officially" there.  Or even
complete, or even working at a prototype-level.

So good luck with it.  I might be able to ask folks who used to work on it
a few questions, but I'm pretty sure their memories of it are pretty dim
by now.


On 9/10/13 6:16 AM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

>I knew I was going to spend some real time on this one day, and that time
>is coming really soonŠ
>Before I dig in too deeply, what's the status on TLF Table support? I
>know it's officially there, but I don't see any documentation on it --
>not even the basics on how it's supposed to be used.
>I fully expect to find bugs once I start really digging into it, but some
>documentation (any) would be nice to get me started.
>Looking at the source code, I see the following classes:
>I understand the structure like this:
>* A TableElement is the top level element for any table
>* All elements in a table inherit from TableFormattedElement
>* The bottom level of a table which needs to contain one or more
>ParagraphElements in a TableDataCellElement
>* TableDataCellElements must reside within a TableRowElement
>After this things get a bit fuzzier.
>What is TableBodyElement used for?
>How is TableColGroupElement and TableColElement used? (I assume they are
>used for formatting table columns, but the details are not very clear to
>What about header and footer rows? Is that supported yet?
>Header and footer columns?
>Is breaking tables across containers supported yet?
>I have not started studying how to specify table formatting either. I'm
>hoping that's obviousŠ
>I'll try to add some documentation to the source code as things become
>clearer to meŠ

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