Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Docbook: Customising DTD to allow xinclude in place of...

2008-01-15 Thread DeanNelson
Paul I had the same problem a few months ago. I am using Saxon 6.5.5 and Fop 0.94 with the Jeuclid plugin. I modified the DTD this way: !ENTITY % equation.content (alt?, (graphic+|mediaobject+|mathphrase+|mml:math)) !ENTITY % inlineequation.content(alt?,

[docbook-apps] How to change default formatting for Figure Titles

2008-01-27 Thread DeanNelson
All I have been using basic figures in the following manner: _-_ (file:///C:/doc/documentation/doc/doc-doc.xml#) figure titleThis is a title/title graphic fileref=image.png width=12cm align=center / /figure However, when rendered though the Saxon 6.5.5/FOP 0.94 team the

[docbook-apps] Shared entity include file issues

2008-02-25 Thread DeanNelson
All, I have an ENTITY in the DOCTYPE for my documents that references an entity file that I include. However, I want to move that to central directory so that it can be available for other docs as well. I would like to resolve it's location with a catalog file, but I am having no luck

Re: [docbook-apps] Shared entity include file issues

2008-02-27 Thread DeanNelson
Bob, et al, I am using SAXON 6.5.5 and a fairly standard catalog file - most of it came out of your book. What I am trying to do is to set up the tools and static files so that each documentation project can be run out of its own directory and reference the catalog and corporate ENTITY

[docbook-apps] Bolding the term in varaible lists

2008-05-09 Thread DeanNelson
Hi, I need to adjust my style sheets to bold the term in variable lists. Is there a quick way to do so? Regards, Dean Nelson **Wondering what's for Dinner Tonight? Get new twists on family favorites at AOL Food.

Re: [docbook-apps] Title placement and guibuttons with a frame around - FO o...

2008-05-28 Thread DeanNelson
Andreas In regards to your second issue, have you tried keycapOk/keycap ? Here is my stylesheet for keycaps and keycombo that will outline a phrase. This may work for you. Regards, Dean Nelson * ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8?

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook 5, xinclude and xpointer

2008-06-15 Thread DeanNelson
Marcel, I have had great success with the Saxon/FOP combination which I use under Windows and Linux. I have a few general batch files that I have set up to handle most of the work that I do. I can make them available if needed. Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 6/15/2008

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook 5, xinclude and xpointer

2008-06-16 Thread DeanNelson
function to render pdf (this allows the exact same script to run on both Windows and Linux). Regards, Marcel -- http://www.nabble.com/file/p17858393/fop.py fop.py DeanNelson wrote: Marcel, These batch files assume a few things about directory structure - which is configurable if needed

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook 5, xinclude and xpointer

2008-06-16 Thread DeanNelson
Windows and Linux). Regards, Marcel -- http://www.nabble.com/file/p17858393/fop.py fop.py DeanNelson wrote: Marcel, These batch files assume a few things about directory structure - which is configurable if needed. Out of the box, they assume this: \doc\doctools - this has all

[docbook-apps] Namespace error with XSLTPROC

2008-06-16 Thread DeanNelson
Hello I am looking at moving my Docbook processing to XSLTPROC. During the conversion I see these messages: Using libxml 20632, libxslt 10123 and libexslt 813 xsltproc was compiled against libxml 20632, libxslt 10123 and libexslt 813 libxslt 10123 was compiled against libxml

Re: [docbook-apps] Namespace error with XSLTPROC

2008-06-17 Thread DeanNelson
Its OK now! This was caused by a double import of fo/docbook.xsl. It was included in two of my stylesheets (one was imported by the other). This error only showed up with XSLTPROC and not SAXON 6.5.5. One question that this rises is - Shouldn't the stock Docbook stylesheets give a

[docbook-apps] Does footnoteref

2008-07-07 Thread DeanNelson
Hello, Does anyone know if the footnoteref's work in 1.74? (DB4.5/Saxon5.5.5/FOP0.95b) I have not had to use them until now and it appears that they do not work as advertised. They only pick up the first footnote but not the footnoteref's afterward. I even ran this code under the

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Does footnoteref

2008-07-07 Thread DeanNelson
Yikes! I was asleep at the wheel - and now so embarrassed! Thanks so much - sorry to bother everyone! Dean In a message dated 7/7/2008 7:19:51 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: DeanNelson at aol.com writes: Hello, Does anyone know if the footnoteref's work

[docbook-apps] Figure and Procedure renumbering

2008-07-22 Thread DeanNelson
All, I am trying to find a way around this issue: - in long chapters with many sections, figures can get a little lost ;-) When I have a figure in section 3.4.5 and its the second figure of the chapter, it is labeled as Figure 3.2. The figures and procedures are labeled sequentially in

Re: [docbook-apps] roundtrip - wordml2normalise.xsl/normalise-common.xsl - cu...

2008-07-29 Thread DeanNelson
Vittorio, I have converted quite a few Word docs and its never very clean - they are never well behaved ;-) One thing that you might try is using Majix (_http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Authors/TetraSix.html_ (http://www.freedownloadscenter.com/Authors/TetraSix.html) ) to convert

Re: [docbook-apps] Long text inclusions that don't break anymore

2008-08-19 Thread DeanNelson
Cheri I just confirmed your issue. It appears that the example formatting is the culprit, as it works fine if the programlisting is not wrapped by an example. Unfortunately, this mere mortal doesn't have an answer so you'll have to wait for the Docbook gods to wake ;-) This may be a

[docbook-apps] Margin release

2008-09-04 Thread DeanNelson
Hello all! I need to be able to release/change the margin settings for a table to use the whole useable page minus header/footer. The pgwide=1 attribute does nothing. Also I am using orient=land to make the table landscape. Is there a way to do something like this? table orient=land

Re: [docbook-apps] Margin release

2008-09-08 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks David, That worked for me! Dean In a message dated 9/8/2008 8:28:29 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Here's what I do to deal with the occasional wide block element (table, figure, whatever). I have this in my customization layer: xsl:template

Re: [docbook-apps] Catalogs

2008-10-13 Thread DeanNelson
Russell I struggled with that also. Here what I found worked best for me. I used a relative path (mostly) instead of a fixed one. I also needed this to work for Windows and Linux so I structured it so that I would only adjust the base dir. Here is mine: Regards, Dean Nelson ?xml version=1.0

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-20 Thread DeanNelson
Andy, I usually place the MathML in a separate file and include them when I need to: equation titleHere is a nice equation/title xi:include xmlns:xi=_http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude_ (http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude) href=met-Math-template.xml / /equation Then the file looks like

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-20 Thread DeanNelson
All, In my application, I need to do both PDF and HTML. I would like to do it similar to a mediaobject and use role to differentiate the processign path needed. equation mediaobject imageobject role=html ./imageobject textobject role=pdf **include the MML file ***

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-21 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks Justin. I am assuming that you have specific stylesheets to handle the MathML role? Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 10/20/08 23:45:34 Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dean, Here's a real-world example, copied (almost) straight from one of my lectures:

Re: [docbook-apps] Using xep with fo output, font family selection.

2008-10-23 Thread DeanNelson
Dave I don't know if this is what you are after, but I use keycapEnter/keycap and a stylesheet mod to make the keycap look like a key. But this is an approximation and doesn't have the down-and-left-arrow. Dean Nelson In a message dated 10/23/2008 10:27:32 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-24 Thread DeanNelson
An other thing that I have to deal with is multiple outputs: PDF, html, MSHelp. With PDF jeuclid works fine. With html FFor IE7 can be dictated. However, MSHelp is uninteligent and doesn't handle MathML. Does anyone have a solution for that? I don't really want to create a process that

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-28 Thread DeanNelson
Rob Your input got me further. Thanks. You are right - the HHC uses IE but there are a few things that got in the way. 1. It appears that the only way to have IE FF actually display the MathML is to make sure it's xml:output is xml AND html.ext must be set to .xhtml. That was the only way

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Docbook with Math ML/Latex = PDF

2008-10-29 Thread DeanNelson
problem, but maybe you'll see a way through it that I haven't. I'll keep chewing on it as well. From: DeanNelson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:49 PM To: Cavicchio, Rob; docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org Subject: Re: [docbook

[docbook-apps] XSL Stylesheet in XHTML

2008-10-31 Thread DeanNelson
Hello all, I am trying to add an XSL stylesheet to the top of my XHTML output - like so: ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8 standalone=no? ?xml-stylesheet type=text/xsl href=mathml.xsl? !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC -//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN

Re: [docbook-apps] XSL Stylesheet in XHTML

2008-10-31 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks Bob ! That worked great. In a message dated 10/31/2008 11:21:56 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Most likely you are chunking and running into the issue of import precedence. The chunking templates use xsl:import, and you are introducing another layer of

[docbook-apps] Using MathML XSL Stylesheets with XHTML and HtmlHelp

2008-10-31 Thread DeanNelson
All, After much testing and many conversations on this maillist, I have MathML working for XHTML (on IE) and HtmlHelp. I used the XSL MathML stylesheets from W3Cso I did not have to deal with Java or JavaScript plug-ins. This solution is primarily XSL based using the Docbook XSL 1.74. I used

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook workshop syllabi?

2009-02-10 Thread DeanNelson
Karen, I have not done the webinar, but instead use a document that covers the basics and how all of the Docbook documentation is done in my shop. It is designed to take someone who does not know about Docbook and take them through the steps and ends up with them using Docbook. It covers a lot

Re: [docbook-apps] docbook testing

2009-02-20 Thread DeanNelson
In a message dated 2/20/2009 11:00:44 A.M. Pacific Standard Time, da...@dpawson.co.uk writes: Keith Fahlgren wrote: On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Stefan Seefeld seef...@sympatico.ca wrote: 1) Run different XSLT processors / configurations on the various stylesheet sets ((X)HTML,

[docbook-apps] Adding a new attribute to EQUATION element

2009-03-10 Thread DeanNelson
Hello everyone, I have wrestled my stylesheets to accept equation align=center when I am using MathML. All of this works as I would like except validation in the editor. How do I add the align attribute for the EQUATION element to my customization layer so that my XML validates.

Re: [docbook-apps] Adding a new attribute to EQUATION element

2009-03-10 Thread DeanNelson
Bob, I'm using the 4.5 DTD with a mod file. I have modified the equation.content entry to allow mml:math and xi:include items !ENTITY % equation.content (alt?, (graphic+|mediaobject+|mathphrase+|%mathml-math;+|xi:include)) but I can't figure out how to add a simple attribute

Re: [docbook-apps] Adding a new attribute to EQUATION element

2009-03-10 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks Bob! That cleared it up and now it validates Dean In a message dated 3/10/2009 11:26:34 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, b...@sagehill.net writes: Hi Dean, If you are going to be customizing the DTD, I would highly recommend browsing the LiveDTD version so you can see how and where

[docbook-apps] Imageobject choices for ROLE.

2009-03-23 Thread DeanNelson
Hello Docbookers, I have been moving some of my graphic's over to mediaobject's. This is mainly to support SVG for FOP and PNG for HTML XHTML. However, I was a bit baffled on the choice to use for MSHELP outputs. Are the choices for role for imageobject only fop, HTML,XHTML, fo-xep,

[docbook-apps] Strange table behavior

2009-03-26 Thread DeanNelson
All, This is really not a Docbook issue, but rather an HTML issue, but it seems like someone here may know the reason for this. I have a table in Docbook where I left align the cell. Pretty straight forward, but when I output HTML it looks like justified text and not what I would expect.

Re: [docbook-apps] Strange table behavior

2009-03-27 Thread DeanNelson
Correct - I saw this last night during my troubleshooting. Thanks. In a message dated 03/27/09 13:36:40 Pacific Daylight Time, b...@sagehill.net writes: You might check to see if you have a css style that sets text-align to 'justify' for p elements. Bob Stayton Sagehill Enterprises

Re: [docbook-apps] Howto convert Openoffice to DocBook?

2009-04-14 Thread DeanNelson
Robert I have had pretty good results with a modified copy of Majix. (majix.sourceforge.net) I had to modify it to get the output to verify and build Docbook, but I can make that copy available. The drawbacks: 1. Images are output as WMF files. 2. You must save the file as an RTF before

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook images/graphics. Where do you keep them?

2009-05-14 Thread DeanNelson
Dave, I do something similar also. For HTML generation, I make sure all images (including Docbook images) are in one place. This makes Saxon complain about not seeing the images, but I resolve that afterwards by copying the images to the publishing image directory. However, I have a lot of

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook images/graphics. Where do you keep them?

2009-05-14 Thread DeanNelson
are relative. 3. I have found out that MSHELP only embeds images that it needs and not the whole directory. Dean In a message dated 5/14/2009 8:42:33 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, da...@dpawson.co.uk writes: DeanNelson wrote: Dave, I do something similar also. For HTML generation

Re: [docbook-apps] Docbook images/graphics. Where do you keep them?

2009-05-14 Thread DeanNelson
In a message dated 05/14/09 12:22:07 Pacific Daylight Time, da...@dpawson.co.uk writes: deannel...@aol.com wrote: Dave, I have a pretty simple system that assumes a directory structure like this: xml files xml files\images 1. When I publish FO the PDF lands in xml files.

Re: [docbook-apps] Graphs in docbook?

2009-07-21 Thread DeanNelson
Yes, Dave, I have had the same thoughts. I wonder if there is an XML based graph and chart thingy that could handle something like graph type=line title Profits /title data x30/x x40/x x50/x y10/y y20/y y30/y /data /graph I wonder if this could be translated into SVG Dean Nelson

Re: [docbook-apps] Graphs in docbook?

2009-07-22 Thread DeanNelson
, Dean Nelson In a message dated 07/21/09 22:50:17 Pacific Daylight Time, da...@dpawson.co.uk writes: On 07/22/2009 06:26 AM, DeanNelson wrote: Yes, Dave, I have had the same thoughts. I wonder if there is an XML based graph and chart thingy that could handle something like graph type=line

Re: [docbook-apps] docbook 4.5 install. Woefully hard?

2009-08-03 Thread DeanNelson
Dave I have stayed away from cygwin because I wanted to make sure that the users had something simple. I keep a simple doctools tree that has all of the tools that I need (FOP, Saxon, XSLTPROC, etc) and the users load it from Subversion. I support both Windows and Linux, since most of the

Re: [docbook-apps] docbook 4.5 install. Woefully hard?

2009-08-03 Thread DeanNelson
In a message dated 8/3/2009 6:50:13 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, da...@dpawson.co.uk writes: On 08/03/2009 02:11 PM, DeanNelson wrote: Dave I have stayed away from cygwin because I wanted to make sure that the users had something simple. I keep a simple doctools tree that has all

Re: [docbook-apps] Graphic formats for screenshots

2009-08-06 Thread DeanNelson
Karen It really depends on the content of your images. The images can be scaled in Docbook for print display but those two methods should have very different size ratios (i.e.an online image is usually lower DPI than what is used in print). This matters in the time to load web pages and

Re: [docbook-apps] Graphic formats for screenshots

2009-08-06 Thread DeanNelson
In today's economy we are finding more uses for old CD-ROMs. I've never personally used it as a spoon, but it could be used that way with some modifications. I do know that the CD is like a spoon in the sense that they are both NOT microwave safe ;-) Regards, Dean Nelson In a message

Re: [docbook-apps] Graphic formats for screenshots

2009-08-06 Thread DeanNelson
Yes, this is our practice also. We use Autocad and SolidWorks drawings in our publications. But those tools tend to make crappy images in raster formats (PNG, JPG). But recently we started storing these images in PDF and using the FOP plug-in to use these images in our PDF rendering. The

[docbook-apps] Table Line Thickness

2009-09-03 Thread DeanNelson
Hello everyone, Is there a way to control the thickness of the border of each table separately? The common parameter only applies to ALL tables. Maybe an additional PI? Thanks Dean Nelson **A Good Credit Score is 700 or Above. See yours in just 2 easy steps!

Re: [docbook-apps] Table Line Thickness

2009-09-07 Thread DeanNelson
Great - Thanks Bob. This all came about when I needed to render a table in PDF that had no borders, but had one cell on the bottom of the table that needed a bottom line, but I could not render it because the rowsep does not work on the bottom cell because the outer table line would overwrite

Re: [docbook-apps] How to improve the build speed with saxon 6.X / docbook

2009-09-10 Thread DeanNelson
Sylvestre, A couple of things may help. Make sure that your catalogs are operating correctly and that the resolution of them are not going out to the net to resolve entries. This can slow things down greatly. Also, have you thought about using XSLTPROC instead of Saxon. I maintain my Docbook

Re: [docbook-apps] How to improve the build speed with saxon 6.X / docbook

2009-09-10 Thread DeanNelson
One way is to turn on the verbosity in the CatalogManager.properties file verbosity=4 Non zero values print debugging info to the screen. This will be of great help in knowing if all of the net centric info is being resolved to a local location. This all assumes that you are using a catalog

Re: [docbook-apps] Table Line Thickness

2009-09-11 Thread DeanNelson
(reposting to group) Hmm, is there any way around this other than globally disabling that feature? Maybe if I added another tiny row to the table so it can have a bottom line (which is kind of cheesy) or is there a better way? I really need this type of capability - but just on one

Re: [docbook-apps] Pasting footnotes from DocBook-generated HTML into OpenOff...

2009-09-24 Thread DeanNelson
Jennifer, In my experience, the only decent output from Docbook to Word is when you use XFC to convert the FO to RTF. The RTF output on FOP is not at all pretty ;-) However, if you use the personal version of XFC it stamps RenderX on the bottom margin, so you really should purchase XFC so

[docbook-apps] Page shrinking or scaling

2009-10-22 Thread DeanNelson
Hi y'all, Is there a way to shrink the page size in Docbook without having to reformat the doc going to PDF (FOP). My users would like to have a half size manual to travel with instead of a regular US Letter size page. I guess I could to this at the printers, but it would be nice if I

Re: [docbook-apps] Page shrinking or scaling

2009-10-23 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks! The gs command line worked. In a message dated 10/23/2009 3:42:06 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, vhenneb...@gmail.com writes: Hi, Dean Nelson wrote: Hi y'all, Is there a way to shrink the page size in Docbook without having to reformat the doc going to PDF (FOP). My

Re: [docbook-apps] equation display

2009-11-28 Thread DeanNelson
Bob Could I suggest that there be some additional work here to enable some equation justification. I ran into some issues last year where it would have been good to be able to place the equation right/left/center justified and also have some control on how the equation number is rendered (Left

Re: [docbook-apps] Using MathML XSL Stylesheets with XHTML and HtmlHelp, again

2009-12-01 Thread DeanNelson
Magnus, MathML for the HTMLHelp is really touchy. I had it working and then I fixed it! Not sure what I did to make it work last year, but I can look into it. I retraced my steps and came up with the same results that you did. Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 12/1/2009 5:56:07

Re: [docbook-apps] DocBook 5 - different color for hyperlinks in PDF output

2009-12-03 Thread DeanNelson
Johannes, Here is what I use. It should be able to be run in DB5 (I am using DB4). Regards, Dean Nelson !-- === Colored and hyphenated links = -- xsl:template match=ulink fo:basic-link external-destination={...@url}

Re: [docbook-apps] nested xinclude and figure

2009-12-16 Thread DeanNelson
You will need to address the paths via a relative path (i.e. subsect/../../img). It looks like you have done that but you may also think about using XSLTPROC with the xinclude option. This may be a better option. You could also try using a catalog to resolve the names

Re: [docbook-apps] variablelist styles

2010-02-10 Thread DeanNelson
All, Wouldn't this be a real useful option in the var'lists? I know that in my own conversions I needed to list in this manner but the only structure that would look right is bold/underline the first term in the paragraph -which is wrong on many levels. So if you go with a structure that is

Re: [docbook-apps] text output method

2010-02-12 Thread DeanNelson
Dave, I've had good results with W3M, one of the three methods in Bob's book. w3m -cols 70 -dump -T text/html -no-graph $MASTER_DOC.html text/$MASTER_DOC.txt I also chose W3M because it was native on my Linux box ;-) So W3M is not a good solution for windows. Regards, Dean Nelson

Re: [docbook-apps] SVG admonitions for browsers.

2010-03-25 Thread DeanNelson
Xuan, You will need to embed the img into an object. To do this you will need to copy the template called graphical.admonition from the admon.xsl in the html directory to your own customization layer. Then look for the following lines: img alt=[{$alt}] xsl:attribute name=src

Re: [docbook-apps] SVG admonitions for browsers.

2010-03-26 Thread DeanNelson
Bob, Do the HTML admonitions use an imagedata? In my testing I could not get an object wrapper on the HTML admons without resorting to changes in the template, even using use.embed.for.svg . So I am assuming that only applies to imagedata objects and not admons? Regards, Dean Nelson

Re: [docbook-apps] SVG admonitions for browsers.

2010-03-26 Thread DeanNelson
The use of EMBED OK, but it looks like OBJECT may be a better choice, since it validates better. In a message dated 3/26/2010 11:05:11 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, b...@sagehill.net writes: Ack, no, they do not use imagedata. I didn't grasp the context when I responded. Your

Re: [docbook-apps] CSS based docbook editor

2010-04-02 Thread DeanNelson
As a Word conversion tool, we use a modified version of Majix (_http://sourceforge.net/projects/majix/_ (http://sourceforge.net/projects/majix/) ). The code on the SourceForge site has not been maintained since 2004, hence the modifications reside on my server and can be available to anyone

Re: [docbook-apps] Word 2007+ to DocBook

2010-05-06 Thread deannelson
Greg, One of the reasons that you don't see many tools for conversion is that it is usually a one way trip and after it is converted, it stays in Docbook. (at least in my world it does). However, if you want to make the round trip then the structure of the Word document needs to be controlled

[docbook-apps] Table column proportional values

2010-05-12 Thread deannelson
Hello everyone, I started paying attention to the warning messages that FOP puts out and discovered an issue in one of my tables. It appears that the 'colwidth' attribute is a bit touchy with the values that it gets. If a value is specified as 1* it will not generate the proportional XSL-FO

Re: [docbook-apps] Table column proportional values

2010-05-12 Thread DeanNelson
Thanks Bob! Its strange that no one has had any problems in the past. It could be that the processors blow right by it and only complain about it lightly. I filed a bug report: #3000898 Thanks Dean In a message dated 05/12/10 17:25:50 Pacific Daylight Time, b...@sagehill.net writes: I also

Re: [docbook-apps] Question on CDATA in XML

2010-06-25 Thread DeanNelson
Fabien, FYI - micro; is an XML ENTITY which is valid XML. It sounds like you are close to working through your problem. In following this thread, I wondered if you could strip the RTF into a text file and then use XInclude. It may get messy since it sounds like you have a lot of bits of

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: fop: WARNING: Cannot Find a Base-14 Font (docbook bug?)

2010-06-28 Thread DeanNelson
Tom Have you configured FOP to handle the fonts that you want? I try not to have FOP search for fonts - it takes too long and you really can't control what it finds. Instead, I specify the fonts specifically. Here is a snippet from my FOP config file: fonts !-- register a

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: fop: WARNING: Cannot Find a Base-14 Font (docbook bug?)

2010-06-28 Thread deannelson
Most likely it has to do with the fonts that reside on your system. You will need to have a good symbol font that covers the symbols you need. We use the DejaVu fonts (http://dejavu-fonts.org) and I have not had any problems with them. It's been a long while since I used any other fonts, but I

Re: [docbook-apps] RE: XSL-FO and unicode

2010-07-08 Thread deannelson
Fabien Have you looked at the FOP config file? In my experience, it helped quite a bit to specify the fonts used in the FOP config file. Since I use the DejaVu fonts for that same reason, here is the FOP config file snippet from mine and notice I do not let FOP roam around my system looking

Re: [docbook-apps] gentext.template eats 1/3 of CPU

2010-07-13 Thread deannelson
Jirka, I get 10-12 % on my projects, but they are below 200 pages. Thanks! Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 07/13/10 11:18:10 Pacific Daylight Time, ji...@kosek.cz writes: Stefan Kost wrote: Sam Fischmann wrote: I, for one, would be interested in seeing a customization layer that

Re: [docbook-apps] gentext.template eats 1/3 of CPU

2010-07-14 Thread deannelson
Jirka, Those changes were pretty significant for me. I am now seeing a 14-15% improvement from the stock 1.75.2 release. I am processing about 950K (in 34 files) of source and it is now down to 12.5 secs verses 15 seconds with the stock release. This is just for the XSL processing down to an

Re: [docbook-apps] gentext.template eats 1/3 of CPU

2010-07-20 Thread deannelson
Jirka, I can confirm a 28% decrease in my compile time with these changes. Wow! Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 07/20/10 15:45:54 Pacific Daylight Time, ji...@kosek.cz writes: Jirka Kosek wrote: New build should appear shortly at http://docbook.sourceforge.net/snapshots/

[docbook-apps] dbfo-need height in FOP 1.0

2010-07-23 Thread deannelson
All, Does anyone know if the docbook stylesheets method for dbfo-need height is now supported in the new FOP 1.0 release? I know it was broke in the 0.93 .0.95 releases. Regards, Dean Nelson

Re: [docbook-apps] dbfo-need height in FOP 1.0

2010-07-23 Thread deannelson
that this PI has to work using the block-container trick? If you made a processing instruction that created a regular block that had both a keep-with-next.within-column=always and keep-with-previous.within-column=always? -Sam On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 12:14 PM, deannelson deannel...@aol.com wrote

Re: [docbook-apps] Overflow error question

2010-08-15 Thread DeanNelson
Steve, I get these all the time. It is a warning that FOP has overflowed an area with text. I usually get them when a cell in a table is too small for the data. FOP still prints it, but complains, and if it is really tight it will bleed into the next cell. I think mpt is milli-points.

Re: [docbook-apps] Overflow error question

2010-08-15 Thread DeanNelson
didn't make the error go away. Possibly the only way to do that is to edit the lines to make them shorter which is not maintainable for code samples. On 8/15/2010 4:31 PM, DeanNelson wrote: Steve, I get these all the time. It is a warning that FOP has overflowed an area with text. I

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: dbfo-need height and FOP

2010-08-25 Thread DeanNelson
Anitti, I do not know of a specific bugtrack item describing this. However, I do know that this has been going on for many years. FOP has a table of compatibility with the FO standard. You may want to check this. Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 08/25/10 03:38:31 Pacific Daylight

[docbook-apps] Segmented list issue with FOP

2010-08-25 Thread deannelson
Hello all, I am using a segmented list (1.75.2) and it gives me a warning in FOP 1.0 but still renders fine: WARNING: The following feature isn't implemented by Apache FOP, yet: table-layout=auto (on fo:table) (See position 2:23461) Aug 25, 2010 2:05:58 PM

Re: [docbook-apps] Segmented list issue with FOP

2010-08-26 Thread deannelson
Pacific Daylight Time, reflex...@reflexing.ru writes: On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 3:12 AM, deannelson deannel...@aol.com wrote: Hello all, I am using a segmented list (1.75.2) and it gives me a warning in FOP 1.0 but still renders fine: WARNING: The following feature isn't implemented

Re: [docbook-apps] Segmented list issue with FOP

2010-08-26 Thread deannelson
Thanks Mauritz Bob! In a message dated 08/26/10 09:37:07 Pacific Daylight Time, m...@johanneberg.com writes: | -Original Message- | From: deannelson | | After looking closer in the 1.75.2 stylesheets, the | segmentedlist template in fo/lists.xsl has a problem when | used

[docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue

2010-09-03 Thread deannelson
Hello, I have an issue that has either popped up or I just realized it. It has to do with the XREF in certain instances it does not display the numbered sections (i.e see 1.2.3 Start Up Procedures). This is correct when referencing figures and chapters, but it leaves off the number reference

Re: [docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue

2010-09-03 Thread deannelson
Enterprises b...@sagehill.net - Original Message - From: deannelson To: docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org Sent: Friday, September 03, 2010 10:39 AM Subject: [docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue Hello, I have an issue that has either popped up or I just realized it. It has to do

Re: [docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue

2010-09-03 Thread deannelson
In a message dated 09/03/10 11:56:21 Pacific Daylight Time, deannelson writes: Bob, I'm using just the simple xrefs with linkends pointing to IDs. That's what is so strange. OK I just did some testing with clean 1.75.2 and it works as advertised with and without my customization. I had done

Re: [docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue

2010-09-03 Thread deannelson
If its anything like the snapshot I just tested, I'm sure it will be fine. Thanks! Dean In a message dated 09/03/10 12:26:18 Pacific Daylight Time, abdela...@gmail.com writes: On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 11:54 AM, deannelson deannel...@aol.com wrote: So maybe I need to try the new release

Re: [docbook-apps] XREF text/label issue

2010-09-04 Thread DeanNelson
) ; number followed by a point, not a comma. Example : Figure 1.4. Les classes -- Christophe HARO christophe.h...@free.fr - deannelson deannel...@aol.com a écrit : Ok, I tested this with the snapshot for 27-Aug-10 and it did not work right. So the issue

[docbook-apps] Issues with 1.76.0

2010-09-08 Thread deannelson
Hello, I was wondering if anyone else had experienced these issues with 1.76.0 which were not there with 1.75.2. I am trying to get the xref numbering to show up and then I discovered that the auto-numbering was not working as well. I am using the same XML and XSL that I posted last week.

Re: [docbook-apps] Issues with 1.76.0

2010-09-08 Thread DeanNelson
...@free.fr writes: Hi all, Dean, I agree for auto-numbering ; don't no for draft mode images. Regards, -- Christophe HARO christophe.h...@free.fr - deannelson deannel...@aol.com a écrit : Hello, I was wondering if anyone else had experienced these issues

Re: [docbook-apps] Issues with 1.76.0

2010-09-15 Thread deannelson
=21935atid=373747 Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 09/08/10 09:55:41 Pacific Daylight Time, deannelson writes: Hello, I was wondering if anyone else had experienced these issues with 1.76.0 which were not there with 1.75.2. I am trying to get the xref numbering to show up and then I

Re: [docbook-apps] draft.mode default to no?

2010-09-20 Thread deannelson
All, I understand Larry's concern. However, this scenario provides for a broken FOP system right out of the box, which is a concern of mine. Yes, we can provide a customization that shuts this off, but if we are eventually going to set it to no why not just have the default no and set the

Re: [docbook-apps] Re: DocBook-XSL 1.76.1 release schedule

2010-10-04 Thread DeanNelson
Keith, Huh? 1.61.1 ? You're just checking to see if we are awake ;-) ? Dean Nelson In a message dated 10/04/10 19:54:27 Pacific Daylight Time, abdela...@gmail.com writes: Hi, I'll be preparing the 1.61.1 Release Candidate Wednesday 6 Oct 2010. Please have your submissions checked in by

Re: [docbook-apps] Centering Table Titles in Print

2010-11-08 Thread deannelson
Tom, I have had this issue as well. Here is how I solved it. !-- center table titles -- xsl:attribute-set name=formal.title.properties xsl:attribute name=text-align xsl:choose xsl:when test=self::tablecenter/xsl:when

Re: [docbook-apps] Centering Table Titles in Print

2010-11-08 Thread DeanNelson
/xsl:attribute /xsl:attribute-set Cheers Dean Nelson In a message dated 11/08/10 16:16:45 Pacific Standard Time, tom.brow...@gmail.com writes: On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 17:57, deannelson deannel...@aol.com wrote: Tom, I have had this issue as well. Here is how I solved it. !-- center table

Re: [docbook-apps] Changing font size for a chunk of text inline

2010-11-09 Thread DeanNelson
Tom, Here is what I use: !-- Change the font size of the block or para -- xsl:template match=pa...@font-size] fo:block font-size={...@font-size} xsl:apply-templates/ /fo:block /xsl:template and you need to use para font-size=yada-yada where yada-yada is any

Re: [docbook-apps] CLASSPATH and Saxon

2010-11-09 Thread DeanNelson
FYI - you usually just need to close out the command lime window and start that again. That is when it starts another session and reloads the environmental variables (i.e CLASSPATH, PATH, etc). In a message dated 11/09/10 01:12:51 Pacific Standard Time, eduard.ti...@i-free.com writes:

Re: [docbook-apps] Nested lists

2010-11-10 Thread DeanNelson
Nested listsScott, Maybe if you showed a specific example? I don't see that behavior in my own system. My simple test is this: itemizedlist listitempara1/para/listitem listitempara1/para/listitem listitempara1/para itemizedlist

Re: [docbook-apps] Programlising question

2010-11-10 Thread DeanNelson
Programlising questionScott, This sounds faintly familiar. Are you running simple stock Docbook stylesheets or do you have a customization layer? Are you running the current XSL stylesheets? Regards, Dean Nelson In a message dated 11/10/10 01:12:27 Pacific Standard Time,

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