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Help with page break logic.

GY1680 asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I'm trying to find a good way of performing a mathematical calculation based on given quantities and logic, but my brain isn't working today so I was hoping someone might have done something similar and could provide some insight.

Here's what I'm trying to do.

I have "sections" of data.  It's XML.  I'm essentially wanting to force a page break before the data gets cut off by the PDF control in my web application.  I've determined some number for "maximum data to be on the page" - let's call that 100.

So what I'm looking at right now is about 20 "sections" and performing some sort of logic like this:

Section A
Section B
Section C
Section D

      Section A + Section B > 100
      Page break before Section B.

      Section A + Section B < 100
      Section A + Section B + Section C > 100
      Page break before Section C.
      Section A + Section B + Section C < 100
      Section A + Section B + Section C + Section D > 100
      Page break before Section D.

Please let me know if you can think of another way to do this that would be less......verbose.

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