This is a great subject. I recently struggled quite a bit with this problem.

RTF2FO and FO to FOP gave me loads of problems with whitespaces. I am ready to 
give up.

- sb

-----Original Message-----
From: Craeg K Strong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: possible to specify required spaces?

Can you use fo:leader?

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>Does anyone know a way to pass required spaces through FOP from XML to a
>The normal processing of x'20' spaces collapses adjacent spaces to
>eliminate extra white space, which is normally good but not in all cases,
>and 'white-space-treatment="pre"' (which would preserve these) isn't
>implemented yet.
>Does anyone know, for example, of another way to preserve these or else
>another blank non-printing character that we could use in the  XML file for
>spaces we want to preserve?
>Thanks for any advice!

Craeg K Strong, General Partner
Ariel Partners LLC
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