The problem is that if you have a LOT of rows, it won't work. On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 10:15 AM, David Artman <da...@davidartman.com> wrote:
> While we're talking underlying theory/structure: I suspect many tables in > which one wants to conditionalize a column could be refactored so that the > columns were instead rows, which are conditionable. > > Thoughts? > > Yes, theoretically, if you didn't have spanned cells, you could > hide/show the cells that make up a column, but since there is no "column" > object, there's no place to assign that data. You can conditionalize rows, > but cells are a bit of a different beast. > > It would be possible to make a plugin or script that would assign a > condition to the content of all cells in a column, but you'd have to > actually delete the cells that make up that column to "hide" it. > > The closest thing to a column object that you could assign a property to > for this purpose would be the "colspec" element in DITA. But in looking, > that doesn't allow the outputclass attribute (or other likely attributes) > where you'd assign a value that you could check for during some publishing > process to hide/delete that column. > > If I were to want to do this, I'd probably set a marker in the column > header to indicate a hide/show property, then set up some sort of process > during publishing. > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as ljsims...@gmail.com. > > Send list messages to email@example.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/ljsims.ml%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > > -- Lin Sims
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