Peculiar page break behaviour

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Peculiar page break behaviour

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:28 am

I've got an odd one, and can't figure out why.
I have a really dumb page size (can't change it) which makes it a bit problematic getting screenshots to fit in numbered lists of procedures.

In the first screenshot you can see there's a ton of space on the first page, but there's loads of room for the screenshot to fit.
Without_blank_p.png

If I just add a blank paragraph after the p.graphic as part of my first <li>, the screenshot jumps nicely to the first page. (red box around it in the XML Editor and the Text Editor.)
WITH_blank_p.png


Why? There's loads of room for the screenshot to sit on that first page, I can even add another line of text under it on the first page, but for some reason the very last paragraph in that first <li> absolutely insists on being on the second page. Any ideas, and suggestions how to get it to behave? In case it's of interest, here are some extracts from the CSS for that medium:

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   .KeepWithNext
   {
      page-break-after: avoid;
      page-break-before: auto;
      page-break-inside: auto;
      column-break-after: auto;
   }

   h2
   {
      background-image: none;
      border: none;
      font-family: Arial;
      font-weight: normal;
      font-style: normal;
      text-align: left;
      page-break-before: always;
      page-break-inside: avoid;
      mc-hyphenate: never;
      color: #007d8a;
      margin-right: 0;
      margin-left: 0;
      padding: none;
      font-size: 16pt;
      mc-heading-level: 3;
      margin-top: 18pt;
      line-height: normal;
      margin-bottom: 0.5pt;
      mc-next-tag: p;
   }

   p
   {
      font-family: Arial;
      margin-top: 3pt;
      margin-bottom: 9pt;
      background-image: none;
      font-size: 9pt;
      color: #000000;
      orphans: 2;
      widows: 2;
      margin-left: 1cm;
      mc-hyphenate: never;
      line-height: 12pt;
   }

   p.intro
   {
      margin-bottom: 6pt;
      page-break-after: avoid;
      margin-top: 3pt;
      font-weight: bolder;
      mc-next-tag: p;
   }

   p.graphic
   {
      page-break-before: avoid;
      margin-top: 6pt;
      orphans: 0;
      widows: 0;
      mc-next-tag: p;
   }

   ol
   {
      list-style-type: decimal;
      list-style-position: outside;
      margin-top: 3pt;
      margin-bottom: 9pt;
      line-height: 1.5;
      mc-hyphenate: never;
      margin-left: 1.5cm;
      orphans: 1;
   }

   li
   {
      margin-top: 3pt;
      margin-bottom: 9pt;
      list-style: outside;
      color: #000000;
      line-height: 12pt;
      mc-hyphenate: never;
      orphans: 2;
      widows: 2;
   }

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Re: Peculiar page break behaviour

Postby dogsma on Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:31 pm

Did you solve this? I am having a few funny issues like this as well. Thanks.
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Re: Peculiar page break behaviour

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:20 am

Sadly, no, I've just had to put up with an extra empty paragraph. I've been meaning to ask Tech Support but haven't got round to doing so yet.
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