Hi Rick...

Grab the DITA App Pack and take a look at the EDD that is part of the 
DITA-Topic-FM structapp .. I think it will do pretty much what you want 
(although you may need to take it to additional levels).

    http://www.adobe.com/go/dita/

Cheers!

...scott


Rick Quatro wrote:
> Hello Framers,
>
> I need help with text formatting rules in an EDD. Basically, I am 
> allowing nesting of ol and ul elements. I need rules that will allow a 
> particular format to be called, depending on the nesting level. Here 
> is an example of "flat" structure. The text in the element indicates 
> the paragraph format used.
>
> <ul>
>  <li>bullet1</li>
> <ul>
>
> <ol>
>  <li>number1</li>
> <ol>
>
> For nested ul elements, it is no problem. In theory, I can do the same 
> thing with ol elements (although in practice I don't).
>
> <ul>
>  <li>bullet1</li>
>  <ul>
>    <li>bullet2</li>
>    <ul>
>      <li>bullet3</li>
>      <ul>
>        <li>bullet4</li>
>      <ul>
>    <ul>
>  <ul>
> <ul>
>
> What I want to be able to do is this
>
> <ul>
>  <li>bullet1</li>
>  <ol>
>    <li>number2</li>
>    <ul>
>      <li>bullet3</li>
>      <ol>
>        <li>number4</li>
>      <ol>
>    <ul>
>  <ol>
> <ul>
>
> or this
>
> <ol>
>  <li>number1</li>
>  <ul>
>    <li>bullet2</li>
>    <ul>
>      <li>bullet3</li>
>      <ol>
>        <li>number4</li>
>      <ol>
>    <ul>
>  <ul>
> <ol>
>
> or any combination of nested ol and ul elements. I am having trouble 
> devising the correct text formatting rules. Any help or pointers would 
> be appreciated. Thanks.
>
> Rick Quatro
> Carmen Publishing
> 585-659-8267
> www.frameexpert.com
>
>


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