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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] two-column problem

Bob Stayton wrote:

> Looking at the DocBook XSL stylesheets, this could be
> tough to implement.  The stylesheets often nest fo:blocks
> as nested DocBook elements are processed.  If a column
> span is requested in some nested element (like a table
> in a section in a chapter), then all pending blocks would
> have to be closed out, a new block started that is a direct
> child of the fo:flow, and then start over with the blocks
> that follow the table.

More easy to implement solution will be postprocessing of FO which will 
"unwrap" nested spanned objects directly under the corresponding 
fo:flow.  Something similar to Ken's PSMI stylesheet for rotated tables.


   Jirka Kosek  	
   e-mail: jirka@kosek.cz

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