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

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