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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Question about article header/footer

On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 03:49:43PM +0200, Marc Baaden wrote:
> Dear Bob,
> thanks a lot for pointing me to the right place for handling
> my header/footer Problem.
> bobs@sco.com said:
> >> The headers and footers can be controlled with a stylesheet
> >> customization. See: http://www.sagehill.net/xml/docbookxsl/
> >> PrintCustomEx.html#PrintHeaders 
> But in fact I think there is a bug in the stylesheets, as the
> default header/footer for article looks like this in my case:
> http://baaden.nerim.net/pub/top.png
> http://baaden.nerim.net/pub/bot.png
> I am also not quite familiar enough with custumization to move
> the two-column output to a one full-pagewidth spanning column.
> Because in fact the content of header and footer is fine, but
> they are only extended on half the page.
> Thanks for any tips on how to correct this (for now I have just
> turned them off, that i know how to do ... )
> Cheers,
>   Marc
> NB: or could my problems come from the passivetex fo interpretation
>     rather than from the docbook stylesheets ?

Yes, unfortunately, the problem you are seeing with the
headers and footers is with PassiveTeX, not with the
DocBook XSL stylesheets.  If you were to use FOP instead,
your headers and footers would probably work.


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