[reportlab-users] Finding if a flowable is at the top of a page.

Roberto Alsina ralsina at netmanagers.com.ar
Tue May 4 12:31:19 EDT 2010

On Tuesday 04 May 2010 09:31:02 Roberto Alsina wrote:

> On Tuesday 04 May 2010 08:09:24 Andy Robinson wrote:

> > On 4 May 2010 12:01, Roberto Alsina <ralsina at netmanagers.com.ar> wrote:

> > > Really, I am very close to something that works for at least some

> > > cases, if only I could tell what flowable starts a page :-)

> >

> > I clearly misunderstood how far you had got.

> >

> > Do you have or could you pull out any code to play with, preferably

> > without us having to learn our way round all of rst2pdf? If we can

> > express it as a little test script (e.g. test_platypus_footnotes.py)

> > with any extra classes in it, I don't mind making my eyeballs bleed a

> > bit too...


> I'll try to hack it today.

And here's a failing case:


The "long" paragraph gets split, but its second piece, at the to pof the
second page, doesn't have "_atTop" set, so the first footnote is not used in
the first page, and moves to the bottom of the second.

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