The problem is that you have not told FrameMaker how many columns there
are in the table, so it only creates one column. One easy fix is to add a
cols attribute to your tgroup element whose value is the number of columns
in the table.
At 08:55 PM 3/26/2006, Noah Evans wrote:
>Hey, I'm still very new to framemaker so please bear with me. I've written
>a dtd and a set of rules files to try to convert a basic table from
>xml(sorry for the Japanese characters):
><table> <tgroup> <thead> <row>
></row> </thead> <tbody> <row>
></row> </tbody> </tgroup> </table> which uses the following
>dtd: <!ELEMENT table (title?,tgroup+)> <!ELEMENT tgroup (thead?,tbody)>
><!ELEMENT thead (row+)> <!ELEMENT tbody (row+)> <!ELEMENT row (entry+)>
><!ELEMENT entry (#PCDATA)> When I try to convert this to structured
>framemaker I get stuck with each of the <entry>ies all crammed together in
>one column. Everything is being identified correctly in the edd with the
>right element types etc...(I would post the edd but this is on Japanese
>framemaker). I'm sure I'm missing something very simple regarding how
>structured framemaker does table translation. Any advice on what I'm
>missing? Noah Evans Nara Japa_______________________________________________
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