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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Interpretation error for text-indent !?
Date Fri, 24 Mar 2006 15:54:40 GMT
Thanks for the confirmation. It's done now.
http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs?rev=388565&view=rev

Let's keep this in mind for possible questions on fop-users in the
future. After all, FOP changes its behaviour here.

On 23.03.2006 21:40:37 Simon Pepping wrote:
> I absolutely support the interpretation that the text after the nested
> block is _not_ indented. I would be pleased to see this fixed.
> 
> Simon
> 
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 08:45:07AM +0100, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> > Yesterday, I got a question from a customer asking me about the
> > behaviour of text-indent in the exact case that was described in the
> > following thread (from fop-users, March 2005):
> > 
> > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=111558789900018&r=1&w=2
> > 
> > The example from that thread:
> > <fo:block text-indent="5">
> > 
> >       This is just for testing purpose and this line will be indented.
> > 
> >     <fo:block>this is the nested block </fo:block>
> > 
> >      The text following the nested block is indented as well...not sure if
> > this is as per spec. since it does not happen in other renderers.
> > 
> > </fo:block>
> > 
> > I went looking into the spec and I think the current behaviour is wrong.
> > So far, it is assumed that the first line of the text after the nested
> > block is also indented. But the spec clarifies the definition from CSS:
> > 
> > "The "text-indent" property specifies an adjustment to the start-indent
> > of the first child L of the first blockarea generated and returned by
> > the formatting object, provided L is a line-area." (7.15.11 in XSL 1.0)
> > 
> > The first line area generated due to the text after the nested block is
> > no more the "first blockarea generated and returned by the formatting
> > object".
> > 
> > The applicable test in our test suite:
> > http://svn.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/xmlgraphics/fop/trunk/test/layoutengine/standard-testcases/block_text-indent.xml
> > 
> > Does anyone see this differently? If not, I'm going to change the
> > expectation and the implementation.


Jeremias Maerki


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