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Pascal Sancho commented on FOP-2293:
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{quote}
Me neither. However, it is not optimal to create a new element when there is 
already an element with the same semantics. In such case, adding an extension 
property would be best.
{quote}

hehe,

so, I reiterate my proposition:
{code:xml}
<fo:multi-switch fox:fitting-strategy="biggest-fit">
  <fo:multi-case case-name="case1" starting-state="show">
    <fo:multi-toggle fox:auto-switch="bestfit"/>
    <fo:block>Case 1</fo:block>
  </fo:multi-case>
  <fo:multi-case case-name="case2" starting-state="hide">
    <fo:multi-toggle fox:auto-switch="bestfit"/>
    <fo:block>Case 2</fo:block>
  </fo:multi-case>
</fo:multi-switch>
{code}

> Whitespace management extension
> -------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FOP-2293
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOP-2293
>             Project: Fop
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: general
>    Affects Versions: trunk
>            Reporter: Seifeddine Dridi
>            Priority: Minor
>              Labels: XSL-FO
>             Fix For: trunk
>
>         Attachments: bestfit.fo, doc.pdf, FO_multi-switch.patch, 
> FO_multi-switch_test.fo, multiple-feasible-nodes.fo, multi-switch_bestfit.fo, 
> patch.patch, patch-rev1.1.patch, patch-rev1.patch, patch-rev2.patch
>
>
> I have been working on an extension for whitespace management, similar to 
> what's described here: 
> http://wiki.apache.org/xmlgraphics-fop/WhitespaceManagement
> The logic of the extension is very simple: the user defines a set of 
> alternatives that he wishes to insert at the end of a page, then if there is 
> enough space left, FOP will pick the alternative that best matches the user's 
> selection criteria (first fit, smallest fit, biggest fit).
> This is my first work on FOP and it took me almost 2 months to reach this 
> stage in development. But it's not the end of course, so I'm relying on your 
> feedback to improve it.
> Thank you



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