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http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40271 ------- Additional Comments From [EMAIL PROTECTED] 2006-08-17 23:37 ------- (In reply to comment #9) > > I did wonder whether this should be viewed on a per-page basis...? > > I mean: say you have a table with > > five cells per row (100+ rows), except for the last row which has six. > > Do we layout the whole table as if there were six columns, or only the last > > page? > > Look at it this way: You'd expect an fo:block to occupy the whole width on > both > pages if that block is broken between two pages and the first is a landscape > page and the second is a portrait page. Now transfer this to fo:table where > you > might specify columns entirely using proportional-column-width() (or even > using > auto-table layout). Yes, but what I'm referring to is more that the _proportions_ would remain the same over the whole table, no matter what the actual page-dimensions are. Given that proportional-column-width() and auto table-layout are mutually exclusive, distribution of remaining space can occur if: a) table-layout="fixed", explicit columns with relative widths (some using p-c-w()) b) table-layout="fixed", implicit columns with relative widths (from cells in the first row) c) table-layout="auto" Take case a): Suppose six defined columns, then in my original example, I'd expect the column-widths to have the same proportions on every page, no matter if the page contains a cell that occupies a particular column. This is what the average human being would expect, I guess, especially if it isn't the last column. Move on to case b): Suppose the first row contains five cells, each with a relative width of 20% --no proportional-column- width() here. Strictly following the Rec, we should end up with a table of five columns, equally large in proportion on all pages. What happens if I add a sixth cell to the last row? (I'd say we can safely ignore and complain about it, which we already do, IIC) Case c) seems to offers more liberty here, since not only the absolute, but also the relative values can be evaluated separately for each page. -- Configure bugmail: http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/userprefs.cgi?tab=email ------- You are receiving this mail because: ------- You are the assignee for the bug, or are watching the assignee.