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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: [GSoC] Auto-table layout questions
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 07:29:55 GMT
Right, but strictly speaking the value "auto" is illegal for
column-width. FOP currently defaults to "proportional-column-width(1)"
if no value is specified.

Another thing we should be careful about is the distinction between the
value set for table-layout and the effective algorithm to be used. If
you specify table-layout="fixed" but without an ipd, the rules for
automatic table layout are activated.

On 12.07.2006 22:55:44 Andreas L Delmelle wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2006, at 22:11, Patrick Paul wrote:
> 
> Hi Patrick,
> 
> > My first question, really simple but confusing to me, is about what is
> > supposed to happen when table-layout="fixed" and one of the columns  
> > has
> > column-width="auto" ? Am I supposed to find out the optimal width  
> > juste for
> > that column ?
> 
> Yes, but with one big difference compared to table-layout="auto".
> IIRC, CSS mentions this case explicitly: when table-layout="fixed"  
> and column-width="auto" then the column-widths are ultimately the  
> widths necessary for the cells in the first row. No need to look at  
> the whole table, in any case...
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Andreas



Jeremias Maerki


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