Hi Kevin, By default whitespace is collapsed. As often there is a lot of excess whitespace in xml. if you use this property: white-space-collapse="false"
it will not collapse the white space. On Thu, 2002-05-23 at 12:31, Kevin Pearcey wrote: > I'm converting documents from XML and some have large gaps of white space > which disappears when rendered by fop. I have a block such as > > <fo:block> Some Text</fo:block> > > But the resulting PDF has the text hard to the left margin as though the > input was simply: > > <fo:block>Some Text</fo:block> > > I assume something is allowing pre-ceding white space to be removed, but I > can see what. > > Cheers > > Kevin Pearcey