Thanks Art,

Looks like you've hit it a home run or a hole-in-one whatever euphemism you
care to choose !

I've just switched off that same setting and, hey-presto !   I suppose
that's what you get for being a rookie with both FOP and Acrobat at the same
time.

Thanks to all the other people who responded as well.

Steve.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Art Welch [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 10:25 PM
> To:   '[EMAIL PROTECTED]'
> Subject:      RE: Borders not lining up
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I just thought that I would mention that I had problems with Acrobat not
> printing PDFs in the size that I expected, until I discovered (and turned
> off) the fit to page option.
> 
> Art
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralph LaChance [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 10:54 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: Borders not lining up
> 
> 
> Which renderer are you using
> i.e., in your command line are you using
> -awt, -pdf, -print ?
> 
> I just ran a quick test on 0.20.1 on a test case
> that renders several 6 inch-wide tables on a
> single page. In cases, the source is xml,
> transformed via xslt within fop.
> 
> The results (apologies to all you metric folks)
> 
> bot fop -awt (and pressing using the print button)
> and fop -print both yield a page with all the tables
> exactly 6 inches wide.
> 
> running -pdf and printing the resulting pdf file
> via Acrobat 4.0, the tables are all 5 5/8 inches.
> These results pretty much agree w/ Steve's results.
> 
> These results on WinNT.
> 
> (I regret to say we noticed this a month ago, but since
> it didn't affect our needs, we didn't report it.  tsk tsk)
> 
> 
> 
> At 02:26 PM 8/21/01 +0100, you wrote:
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >Firstly, ... am I in the right place for queries of this nature ?  (I've
> >tried fop-dev-help & fop-dev-info already !)
> >
> >I'm completely new to FOP and just getting to grips with the examples
> >provided, so I'm probably going to sound really dumb.
> >
> >I've been running through the samples provided in the FOP directories and
> >I've noticed that, in the example "border.fo", there seem to be a few
> >anomalies:
> >*       the measurements do not seem to add up either horizontally or
> >vertically;
> >*       in the section which defines the address/Sold To/Ship To etc.,
> once
> >I've established where I think the "zero" edge is, the "left" or "top"
> edges
> >of the block definitions just don't seem to measure up !
> >*       in the table definitions, the 4 column widths add up to 19cm but
> >physically they only print about 17.9cm !
> >*       the text in some of the columns (of the table) seem to "creep"
> over
> >to the left even though "end" alignment is specified;
> >I've used the white-space-collapse="false" option to see if that makes
> any
> >difference - but that doesn't help;
> >It seems to be affected by the length of the text in an earlier column
> >(Description); padding the shorter descriptions with spaces "seems" to
> help
> >a bit, but not totally;  and using the monospace font doesn't seem to
> have
> >made any difference either.
> >
> >So, am I doing something incredibly stupid or this a "feature" that I
> have
> >to work around ?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Steve McCardle
> >
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>          ' Best,
>          -Ralph LaChance
> 
> 
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