That was it ... not quite enough cutting and pasting was done.... I missed
the <fo:table-body> on the internal table.
----- Original Message -----
From: "J.Pietschmann" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: Tables inside of tables
> Ken Green wrote:
> > I am trying to build a table as follows:
> > My first thought was to do this as one main table that was 5 columns
> > wide, and then add a 3-column table embedded in the final column of
> > the main table:
> > Unfortunately, the content of the embedded table does not appear in
> > the PDF output (which FOP successfully builds).
> > So - the question is.... does anyone know if what I am doing (a table
> > embedded in the cell of another table) is allowed ? Anything special
> > I have to do ?
> Tables within tables are allowed. There is nothing special
> to do. However, disappearing table data is most often caused
> by a missing fo:table-body around the table rows. In this
> case, FOP ignores the data without any message. Check
> whether your inner table has a proper table body.