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From Sergiu Dumitriu <ser...@xwiki.com>
Subject Re: The way to go
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:17:53 GMT
On 10/04/2011 04:02 PM, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
> Hello all,
> I currently create a xslt sheet which contains several
> block-containers. Noob as i am, I was a bit surprised to see my
> containers are overlapping and not showing up in some kind of "flow".
> I don't want to make everything absolute, because sometimes i cannot
> know how long the preceding block is.
> What is the best practice for making a good design with FOP? Should I
> base everything on tables? Or have I done something wrong which causes
> my block-containers to overlap?

Normally, they shouldn't overlap, so they probably already have absolute 
positioning set somehow.

FOP doesn't consume .xslt, but .fo files, so you should try to run the 
XSLT transformation first to convert the XML into a FO file, then check 
the FO file to see what happens.

Sergiu Dumitriu

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