Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: Adding Horizontal Rules to Chapter/Part/Section Titles in PDF Output.
On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 10:32:42AM +1100, Janeene Webb wrote: > > On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 01:16:30PM +1100, Janeene Webb wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > > > For Chapter Titles, Section Titles, and Part Titles I need to be able to > > > add a > > > horizontal rule across the page either above the title, below, or both. > > > > You can do this without modifying templates because > > there is an attribute-set for section titles that > > you can customize. For example, a rule below would be > > done with the following in a customization layer: > > > > <xsl:attribute-set name="section.title.properties"> > > <xsl:attribute name="border-bottom-style">solid</xsl:attribute> > > </xsl:attribute-set> > > > > See this doc for more info on using such attribute-sets: > > > > http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/SectionTitlePages.html > > I've been using this reference heavily for the past week or so. However, it > does talk about needing to use titlepage tmeplates if you wanted to customise > Chapter or Part headings - and testing here showed that the section level > template you've referred to above does not affect the Chapter titles or Part > Titles. Right. You'll still need the titlepage.templates.xml for chapters and parts. > However, the attribute name above was the main piece of information that I > couldn't find anywhere, thanks! > > > > > You'll also need an XSL-FO reference to know what all > > the possible properties are. > > *nods* - Do you have any recommendations? Is there anything online? This is > the bits that I'm finding *really* difficult to find. There is always the XSL-FO spec itself: http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl/ Not always easy to use, but it is authoritative! -- Bob Stayton 400 Encinal Street Publications Architect Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Technical Publications voice: (831) 427-7796 The SCO Group fax: (831) 429-1887 email: firstname.lastname@example.org