Paragraph

Insert a paragraph of text. The width of the paragraph is inherited from the surrounding element.

Child elements

A, Action, B, Br, Color, Fontface, ForAll, Frame, HSpace, I, Image, Initial, Loop, NoBreak, Span, Sub, Sup, Switch, U, URL, Value

Parent elements

Case, ForAll, Loop, Otherwise, SetVariable, Td, Text, Textblock, Until, While

Attributes

allowbreak (text, optional)

(Experimental!) list of characters where a line break is possible. Space character is not implied when this attribute is set.

class (text, optional)

CSS class for this paragraph.

color (text, optional, CSS property: color)

Color of the paragraph. Must be defined with DefineColor before use.

fontface (text, optional, CSS property: font-family)

The name of the fontface for the paragraph. The default is »text« (lowercase t).

html (optional, since version 4.1.2)

Set the HTML processing mode. Defaults to 'all'.

all

Interpret HTML starting from the current element.

inner

Ignore the name of the outer element.

off

Switch off HTML in this paragraph. Use only the text value.

id (text, optional)

CSS id for this paragraph.

label-left (text, optional, since version 4.1.4)

A text to the left of the paragraph.

label-left-align (optional, since version 4.1.4)

Alignment of the text.

left

Left aligned

right

Right aligned

label-left-distance (length, optional, since version 4.1.4)

Horizontal distance between text and paragraph (if right aligned).

label-left-width (length, optional, since version 4.1.4)

Width of the text.

language (optional)

Name of the language for hyphenation and rendering.

padding-left (length, optional, since version 3.9.27)

Set the left padding, i.e. the inner distance to the allocated area.

padding-right (length, optional, since version 3.9.27)

Set the right padding, i.e. the inner distance to the allocated area.

role (optional, since version 3.5.7)

The role for PDF/UA (accessibility, tagged PDF)

H1

Heading level 1

P

A paragraph.

textformat (text, optional)

Name of the textformat that is applied to the paragraph. If none is specified the textformat text is used.

Example

<Textblock>
  <Paragraph fontface="Title">
    <Value>Hello World</Value>
  </Paragraph>
</Textblock>

See also

The section text formatting.