Re: DOCBOOK: ULINK element within imageobject/imagedata

2002-11-29 Thread Bob Stayton
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 02:38:24PM +0100, Vincent Mouton wrote: Hi, after looking through docbook, it seemed to me that there is no way of placing a link behind an image, defined through a mediaobject/imageobject/imagedata. Am i missing something or is this a feature not present in the

Re: DOCBOOK: Request for comments: adding a Fileoutput element (RFE613293)

2002-11-29 Thread Bob Stayton
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 09:44:40AM +0100, Yann Dirson wrote: On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 03:35:20PM +0900, Michael Smith wrote: The DocBook Technical Committee would like to ask for comments from readers of this list about a request for an enhancement to the DocBook DTD, RFE 613293, 'Generalize

Re: DOCBOOK: Request for comments: adding a Fileoutput element (RFE613293)

2002-11-29 Thread Yann Dirson
On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 01:43:15AM -0800, Bob Stayton wrote: What about extending proposal 1. to obsolete literallayout as well as programlisting ? That way we even make the DTD simpler. I support the addition of a filecontents element. But I object to removing programlisting and

DOCBOOK: separating sections from chapter titles / toc

2002-11-29 Thread Tobias Grimm
Hi! I managed to put a table of contents at the beginning of each chapter by setting the following parameter: xsl:param name=generate.toc book/chapter toc,title /xsl:param So far, so good... now the output from docbook+xsl - fo - pdf looks like this: -- Chapter 1. Chapter

DOCBOOK-APPS: building with ant

2002-11-29 Thread Shawn
I'm trying to build with Ant and get java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/icl/saxon/StyleSheet but I do have the Saxxon.jar in my classpath. I probably don't have my catalog set up properly though. Does anyone know if an incorrectly set up catalog would give me that error or do I really have

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Roel Vanhout
Arno Sosna wrote: editing is done via xml spy, the whole transformation process is managed via a self-written win32 environment with an gui. Any chance this tool can be made available to the outside world, either Free, free or commercial? cheers, roel

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: How to select imageobject alternativeinmediaobject?

2002-11-29 Thread Bob Stayton
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 09:47:28PM +0100, Jirka Kosek wrote: Bob Stayton wrote: 1. image selection based on role attribute should be controlled by on/off parameter It seems that this should be a feature of the profiling step, not the processing step. As you say, if someone has

RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Dave Pawson
At 08:07 29/11/2002 +0100, Stephan Wiesner wrote: 'make' sounds interesting. Anybody doing that with Ant? (I read the article from http://www.dpawson.co.uk/docbook/ant.html, but didn't understand it). I'd be interested to know which bits didn't work for you Stephan? I doubt you are alone.

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: building with ant

2002-11-29 Thread Dave Pawson
At 17:24 29/11/2002 +0900, Shawn wrote: Also, in the article on ant at http://www.dpawson.co.uk/docbook/ant.html, It suggests using pathelement path=../ !-- for catalogManager.properties -- I'm green and don't know where .. is (under the current directory?) so I put mine in a catalogs

DOCBOOK-APPS: Sanskrit DocBook

2002-11-29 Thread Gour
Hi! I'm pretty new in DocBook coming from LyX (LaTeX) authoring and would like to ask if someone can share his/her experiences in writing Sanskrit (with western transliteration) documents in DocBook. Any experience in writing Devanagari with DocBook? Recently I found out a package for mapping

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: XSL versus DSSSL

2002-11-29 Thread Bob Stayton
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 12:58:43PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote: given that i've concentrated exclusively on docbook and XSL stylesheets, am i correct in assuming that DSSSL stylesheets are an alternative to XSL? (which, AFAICT, i have no interest in since i'm restricting myself to

RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: XSL versus DSSSL

2002-11-29 Thread Victor Kirk
Robert P. J. Day said: given that i've concentrated exclusively on docbook and XSL stylesheets, am i correct in assuming that DSSSL stylesheets are an alternative to XSL? (which, AFAICT, i have no interest in since i'm restricting myself to XSL). I prefer to think of XSL as an alternative

RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Stephan Wiesner
You can try this one: https://sourceforge.net/projects/swiesnerxmlgui/ Open Source and in Java. Not the one mentioned by Arno Sosna, though. Stephan -Original Message- From: Roel Vanhout [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Freitag, 29. November 2002 09:45 To: Arno Sosna Cc: [EMAIL

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Problems with autolayout.xsl?

2002-11-29 Thread Fischer, Oliver
I found it myself. I must write tocentry id=linuxtasten page=tasten/index.xml ... Bye Oliver -- Oliver Fischer - plexus[AT]snafu[DOT]de [de] Das Internet stammt aus dem letzten Jahrtausend!

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: How to select imageobject alternativeinmediaobject?

2002-11-29 Thread Jirka Kosek
Bob Stayton wrote: OK. Let me see if I understand. Let's say we add a parameter use.role.to.select.image. If that parameter is 1 (the default), then role=html|fo is used by the stylesheet to select an imageobject. If that parameter is zero, role is not used for image selection. If you

DOCBOOK-APPS: Doubled page numbers with preface

2002-11-29 Thread Camille Bgnis
Hi, I have noticed the print dsssl backend (1.77) numbers first pages i, ii, ... (starting from book titlepage) and then restart i, ii, ... on preface. Is this intended? Camille.

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Arno Sosna
Original Message From: Stephan Wiesner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 8:19 AM Subject: RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors Hi Arno, Doesn't the use of xinclude make the writing hard? Like I write chapter one and want to reference chapter

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Arno Sosna
Any chance this tool can be made available to the outside world, either Free, free or commercial? yes, i am planning to release it for free in the next couple of weeks. it is not very spectacular, but it does its job and all the authors are quite happy with it. the underlying tools are all

Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Doubled page numbers with preface

2002-11-29 Thread Ian Castle
There is an extra patch somewhere to cope with that. The rule is to start renumbering when you get to the main thing. However, you've got more than main thing ..I had a patch for that floating around somewhere.. but it isn't too hard to fix.. What is hard is coming up with a nice general

RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Ashley J.S Mills
Here is what I do: http://supportweb.cs.bham.ac.uk/documentation/tutorials/ docsystem/build/projdoc/projdochome.html ^ Stick this together before browsing ^ The tutorials system is ready to be put under CVS and will be done soon. Ashley J.S Mills On Fri, 2002-11-29 at 07:07, Stephan Wiesner

RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: Experiences as Authors

2002-11-29 Thread Dave Pawson
At 09:53 29/11/2002 +, Ashley J.S Mills wrote: Here is what I do: http://supportweb.cs.bham.ac.uk/documentation/tutorials/ Is all that lot docbook Ashley? Quite an impessive collection. regards DaveP