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From Daniel Noll <dan...@nuix.com>
Subject Re: ClassCastException
Date Mon, 02 Apr 2007 23:05:11 GMT
Chris Bowditch wrote:
> Daniel Noll wrote:
>> Chris Bowditch wrote:
>>> <snip/>
>>>> Has anyone seen this exception before?  Is it a bug in FOP, or is it 
>>>> solveable by filtering the FO file to repair it somehow?
>>> I've seen similar ClassCastExceptions, but they were caused by 
>>> fo:wrapper being in places FOP didn't expect. In your case I believe 
>>> the error is caused by the block-container expecting an fo:block as 
>>> its parent. Since the fo:inline element doesn't appear to be doing 
>>> anything (no properties have been set on it), you can remove it 
>>> without changing the output and the error should disappear.
>> All elements had properties, actually.  I removed them, partially so 
>> that I could figure out which part of the document caused the problem, 
>> but also to get a bare example to post here.
> Ok. But just to prove what the cause of the problem is, did you try 
> removing the fo:inline or changing the fo:inline to fo:block? IIC, once 
> you have done this the FO should generate output and avoid the 
> ClassCastException.

Yeah, removing the inline element does avoid the exception but then the 
elements which are supposed to be inline, aren't (obviously.)

I'll report it on the bug tracker I guess.  Here's hoping it's not too 
hard to fix.


Daniel Noll

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