Hey, you're right. text-align defines "<string>" for table-cells only which should allow stuff like that. Unfortunately, this is not implemented. Until today, this little feature never caught my eye. Interesting.
On 08.12.2005 17:43:26 Jess Holle wrote: > Jeremias Maerki wrote: > > >Funny coincidence. I just issued another request for feedback on > >fop-users. Thanks for yours! > > > >It's understandable that auto table layout is a big desire. Not only for > >those who want to create reports from database queries but also for > >those who want to convert (X)HTML to PDF. I personally believe that it > >will not be a huge task to get some basic auto table layout > >functionality with the new codebase. Still, I must admit that this topic > >is not on the top of my list, currently. I still hope somebody else > >might jump in. > > > >Concerning the tab stops: Unfortunately, this concept does not exist in > >XSL-FO and therefore not in FOP. > > > Actually I didn't really mean "tab stop", sorry. I meant decimal > alignment, which I had thought XSL FO had. > > Perhaps I was thinking of XHTML, whose <td> element has align="char" > (though I'm not sure if any browsers obey it...) and was assuming FOP > should have something at least that clear and useful. > > -- > Jess Holle Jeremias Maerki