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Subject: Fop customizations: bookmarks, toc, chapter titles

I'm completely new to docbook. Using latest dsssl 1.79, xsl 1.67.2, and 
fop 0.25, process with xsltproc. I've tried to make some customizations 
for pdf output from a book with several xml files, but there are some 
things that I did not find/understand in the documentation/faq.

I wonder if I must really copy the whole titlepage.template.xml before 
customizing it, or if it is sufficient to copy the parts I've changed.

Now I have those problems with the pdf:

1 - The first bookmark points to page 3 of the book, a blank page, not 
to the book cover. I'm unable to find what I've done wrong to get this 

2 - I would like to have the contents of the table of contents 
centered, i.e. not using the $title.margin.left. I've not found how to 
do it. That is at the moment the text is aligned left, which leaves a 
small right margin comparing to the title ruler. The goal would be to 
have this margin equally divided between left and right margins. Is 
there a way to do so?

3 - I would like to have the verso title pages for chapters to display:
       Chapter x: Title of chapter x                           Title of 
current section
and not only Title of current section as it is. The first one in the 
first cell of the table for title, the second one spanning over the 
second and third cells (as I'll guess some would be too long to fit 
into the second cell). I've not really grasped this part of 
customization yet. Could somebody point me to the right direction?

4 - I have in the xml source some workaround to have a Tip or Note 
inside a variable list displayed as a tiny italic blue word.
             <para>Blah blah blah.</para>

For the html output, it is treated through css stylesheet, so that it 
appears in italic, blue color. For the pdf output, I have it in italic, 
but I don't find a way to color it. Is there a way other than using 
role, i.e. not touching the xml sources?

In case they are needed:
The customized files are here:

The resulting A4 pdf is here:



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