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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] unexpected default formatting for some elements

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 05:22:51PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   some of this may have been fixed by the latest release of
> the stylesheets (which i have yet to install), but i'm writing
> a short document demonstrating some of the more common DB
> markup, and generating PDF using some fairly generic formatting
> produces some weird results in a few cases:
> 1) an epigraph with no attribution still produces a "--" on
>    the next line, as if in preparation for the expected
>    attribution (which isn't there)

This is fixed in the latest (1.62.0) stylesheets.
> 2) a literallayout with 'linenumbering="numbered"' does not,
>    in fact, do any line numbering.

Line numbering requires an XSLT extension function,
which is only available with Saxon or Xalan at this time.

> 3) in a <variablelist> with a <varlistentry> with more than
>    one <term>, the rendering of that entry is broken over a 
>    page and, well, thoroughly messed up (the first term seems
>    to have gone missing)

I'll bet you are using FOP and your <term> elements
have a font change, right?  That's a FOP bug,
something about nested fo:inline elements.
It should work if you remove the markup that changes
the font.

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