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Subject: Re: [docbook] Any way to do an indented ("prose") paragraph?

Can you use CSS? It would be easier to use a CSS rule for paragraph that
indents it 1 em or whatever is neccessary

Carlos Araya
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Scot W. Stevenson" <scot@possum.in-berlin.de>
To: <docbook@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 12:14
Subject: [docbook] Any way to do an indented ("prose") paragraph?

> Hello there,
> I'm trying to find a way to mark a paragraph so that the first (and only
> first) line is indented, like you see in normal prose. For example:
>     "Now!" cried Gimli. "Stop him, Legolas!"
>     "Did I not say that I wished to speak to you?" said the old man. "Put
> away that bow, Master Elf!"
>     The bow and arrow fell from Legolas' hands...
> Each paragraph has a tab in the first line, though the paragraph can have
> more than one line. This can't be a new problem, but I can't seem to find
> in the FAQ or the online documentation at www.docbook.org .
> I'm assuming that there might be a "role" parameter for the <para> marker;
> but I can't seem to find  a list of those, either (I found out only by
> reading some other code that there is a role for "bold" in <emphasis>). Is
> there some place where the roles are listed?
> Thank you for your help, and the people who created DocBook for a lot of
> great work.
> Y, Scot
> --
>                        Verbing weirds language
>                Scot W. Stevenson - Zepernick, Germany
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