On 1 Dec 2009 at 9:48, Steve Rickaby wrote: > As an aside, I think a special torment in Hell should be reserved for > software textbook authors who insist on including code samples that are > longer than a single page. If they fall in the text flow there's no > problem, but for some books we set these in shaded call-outs, in this case > with figure titles, and the only vaguely adequate way I know how to do > this in Frame is to use single-column tables. Messing with rows/page > breaks during final pagination is a real pain, and all the cutting and > pasting it involves increases the chance that something will get lost. If > anyone knows of a more elegant way I'd be interested. This is, probably, > completely unrelated to the anchored frame issue, except that it means > that a book has a *lot* of tables and anchored frames.
How about this idea: - Convert all lines (paragraphs) of the code example to a table (one paragraph becoming one row. - Use a table format with no horizontal ruling between the rows. - The the automatic breakting between the rows should be no problem. FWIW Klaus Daube ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Docu + Design Daube; Sch?racher 11; CH-8053 Z?rich Technical documentation & consultancy; On-line and paper F: +41-44-422 86 25 E: ddd at daube.ch W: www.daube.ch