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From: "Éric Bischoff" <>
Cc: "Hubert Sokolowski" <>
Subject: Re: paper type
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 11:46:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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Le Mardi 26 Avril 2005 13:09, Hubert Sokolowski a écrit :
> thanks for you reply. I have managed to solve this problem by editing
> docbook-utils.dsl and saving it to another dsl file, so I can pass this
> file on a command line for db2pdf.

Ah yes, that works too. I was considering a solution based on one single 
generic style sheet. But it's of course simpler to use one style sheet per 
paper format.

> I can distribute this dsl file with my 
> application to other systems without the need to edit docbook-utils.dsl.
> But I stopped using DocBook for my application for now, because I could
> not solve problems with tables, column widths and preformatted text in
> entries. Now I create PDFs from HTML using htmldoc and I have beautifull
> tables :). I could switch back if there was a way to have column width in
> a table set automatically.

Have you tried more recent styles sheets ? The fo ones, using fop. Perharps it 
would solve your problems with tables. And it would be much a cleaner 
solution than one based on HTML...

Never try and teach a pig to sing,
you waste your time and annoy the pig
        - Mark Twain

  reply	other threads:[~2005-04-26 11:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-04-26  6:08 Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-26 10:16 ` Éric Bischoff
2005-04-26 11:09   ` Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-26 11:46     ` Éric Bischoff [this message]
2005-04-26 11:57       ` Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-26 12:56         ` Éric Bischoff
2005-04-27  9:16 Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-27 11:47 ` Éric Bischoff
2005-04-27 12:05   ` Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-27 13:24     ` Éric Bischoff
2005-04-28  6:15       ` Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-28 10:36         ` Éric Bischoff
2005-04-28 10:41           ` Hubert Sokolowski
2005-04-28 13:28             ` Éric Bischoff

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