Hi Sergey,

that certainly sounds better although I'm not sure I really understand
why exactly you need to do these refinements. I assume that the
TextRenderer will also work for most cases without the special
AreaTreeHandler. I'm looking forward to having a look at your patch when
it's ready.

On 23.09.2005 12:41:36 Sergey Simonchik wrote:
> Hi Jeremias,
> 
> We don't have in mind to change or modify any code in layout engine or code
> of formatting objects itself.
> It's just suggested to have our own handler which extends AreaTreeHandler.
> This handler should do some refinement for txt (modifying tree of formatting
> objects, for example changing font-size, etc). We emphasize that TxtHandler,
> which extends AreaTreeHandler, is used only in txt case.
> The method createFOEventHandler() return different FOEventHandler and in
> case of txt output it should return TxtHandler.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 7:11 PM
> > To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> > Cc: 'Danila Ermakov'
> > Subject: Re: txt-rendering
> > 
> > Hi Sergey,
> > 
> > would you please elaborate the modifications you suggest? I'd be very
> > unhappy if we had to do changes in the layout engine just to accomodate
> > the text renderer. I think I don't quite understand what you have in
> > mind.
> > 
> > Furthermore, I'm not sure if using different font-sizes in the case of
> > the text renderer is a good idea. See also:
> > http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/output.html#txt
> > 
> > On 22.09.2005 10:21:32 Sergey Simonchik wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > We've got into TxtRenderer that was in 0.20.5. It works fine for most of
> > > examples but in some cases there are problems. For instance:
> > >
> > > ...
> > > <fo:block text-align="right" font-size="10pt">Hi</fo:block>
> > > <fo:block text-align="right" font-size="50pt">Helloworld</fo:block>
> > > ...
> > >
> > > Align doesn't correct.
> > >
> > > It's seems that modifying formatting objects before constructing area
> > tree
> > > model may help to cope with such problems.
> > >
> > > > ------Original Message-----
> > > > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > > Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2005 3:29 PM
> > > > To: fop-dev@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> > > > Cc: Danila Ermakov
> > > > Subject: Re: txt-rendering
> > > >
> > > > Hi Sergey,
> > > > unfortunately, you didn't notice the TXTRenderer that was in 0.20.5
> > [1].
> > > > The text renderer seems to work fine for many people who work with FOP
> > > > 0.20.5. IMO it should be simple to port that renderer to FOP Trunk.
> > The
> > > > TXTRenderer currently found in FOP Trunk is only an empty shell which
> > > > needs to be filled. I'd investigate that before doing any serious
> > coding
> > > > on a completely new TextRenderer. Please have a look at TXTRenderer
> > and
> > > > get back to us so we can sort out any details. The old TXTRenderer is
> > > > capable of creating good output without any special handling in the
> > area
> > > > tree. You will also find discussion snippets around the TXTRenderer in
> > > > the mailing list archives which should give you an idea about its
> > design.
> > > > BTW, I'm glad that you're going to reintroduce the TextRenderer.
> > > > AFAIK, there's still a open issue with a patch [2] where I asked you
> > to
> > > > send in an ICLA so I can commit the patch. So far, I haven't seen an
> > > > ICLA being recorded with your name.
> > > > [1]
> > > http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/xmlgraphics/fop/branches/fop-0_20_2->
> > > maintain/src/org/apache/fop/render/txt/
> > > > [2] http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=36480
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Jeremias Maerki



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