[reportlab-users] BUG: Indenters not allowed in table cells?
ralsina at netmanagers.com.ar
Tue Sep 1 06:24:26 EDT 2009
On Tuesday 01 September 2009 06:24:50 Robin Becker wrote:
> I think this is a limitation. Indenters and other action flowables were
> intended to act on frames which are fixed size. Unfortunately for fairly
> obvious reasons we don't create a frame for each cell at wrap or draw time;
> originally cells were expected to contain strings, then strings or
> paragraphs then strings or lists of flowables. Unfortunately that leads to
> problems when we have action flowables like next frame or page break or in
> this case indenter.
> It's arguable that we ought to allow almost arbitrary levels of complexity
> in every container like object; why should we disallow multi column text in
> a cell?
> Pragmatism says no to that idealism.
Ok, worked around it by nesting tables.
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