Create a text that can be broken across text containers or pages. To be used with Output

Child elements

Action, Bookmark, Copy-of, ForAll, Image, Loop, Ol, Paragraph, Switch, Ul, Value

Parent elements



color (text, optional)

The name of the color of the text.

fontfamily (text, optional)

The name of the font family. Defaults to text.

textformat (text, optional)

The name of the text format to be applied to the text. Defaults to text.


<Pagetype name="page" test="true()">
  <Margin left="1cm" right="1cm" top="1cm" bottom="1cm" />
  <PositioningArea name="text">
    <PositioningFrame width="4" height="10" row="1" column="1" />
    <PositioningFrame width="4" height="10" row="1" column="6" />
<Record element="data">
  <Output area="text">
        <Value select="string(.)" />

See also

The command <Text> in the basics chapter.