Elementname: Output

Description

This command is similar to PlaceObject and is currently limited to output text which can be broken across positioning frames and which can wrap around objects.

Allowed attributes: allocate, area, balance, last-padding-bottom-max, row, valign-last

Child elements: Text

Parent elements: AtPageCreation, AtPageShipout, Case, Contents, ForAll, Loop, Otherwise, Record, SavePages, Until, While

Attributes

allocate (optional)

Should text flow around already allocated objects? This currently works on the current page only.

yes:

Regular behavior: the text does not flow around objects.

auto:

Text flows around allocated objects.

area (text, optional)

The name of the positioning frame for the text.

balance (optional, since version 3.2.1)

Balance text on the last page (experimental)

yes:

Balance the last page

no:

Do not balance the last page (default)

last-padding-bottom-max (length, optional, since version 3.2.1)

The maximum padding on the last page when valign-last is set to bottom

row (number, optional)

The starting row for the text.

valign-last (optional, since version 3.2.1)

When balancing: align the last columns at the top (default) or bottom (experimental).

top:

Top alignment (default)

bottom:

Align at the bottom

Example

<Pagetype name="page" test="true()">
    <Margin left="1cm" right="1cm" top="1cm" bottom="1cm"/>
    <PositioningArea name="text">
      <PositioningFrame width="9" height="4" row="1" column="1"/>
      <PositioningFrame width="9" height="4" row="1" column="11"/>
      <PositioningFrame width="9" height="4" row="6" column="1"/>
      <PositioningFrame width="9" height="4" row="6" column="11"/>
    </PositioningArea>
  </Pagetype>
  <Record element="data">
    <Output area="text">
      <Text>
        <Paragraph fontface="text">
          <Value>A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul,...</Value>
        </Paragraph>
      </Text>
    </Output>
  </Record>

Commands

Version: 3.5.9 | Start page | Command reference | Other language: German