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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] XLink title tags in oXygen (was: ulink in oXygen - 2 newbie-ish questions)

You could try temporarily introducing an error such as an unclosed element 
into one of the html stylesheet files, and that should cause it to fail if 
it is being used.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jennifer Moore" <jennifer@uncharted-worlds.org>
To: <docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 1:44 PM
Subject: [docbook-apps] XLink title tags in oXygen (was: ulink in oXygen - 2 
newbie-ish questions)

> Hi Mauritz (if you're still reading here) & everyone
> a long time ago Mauritz Jeanson explained to me...
>> There is support for processing XLink links in the DocBook XSL 
>> stylesheets
>> that generate HTML (the support is not complete, however, but xlink:title
>> should work).
>> This means that if you use a recent version of DocBook XSL (1.73.1 or 
>> later;
>> Oxygen 8.2 uses an older one), and add an xlink:title attribute in your 
>> XML
>> source, then it transforms into a title attribute in the HTML output.
>> The DocBook XSL distribution that comes with Oxygen is in the
>> frameworks/docbook/xsl directory. You can replace it with a newer 
>> version,
>> or configure the transformation scenario to look for that version in some
>> other location of your choice.
> Just (finally) got back to the project I was wanting this for!  Thanks
> for the info.
> I've just downloaded 1.73.2 and put it into /frameworks/docbook/xsl in
> Oxygen's directory tree (having renamed the previous xsl directory
> there).  Oxygen is still looking for its transformation file in the same
> place, ${frameworks}/docbook/xsl/html/docbook.xsl.
> The transform as a whole does work, which leads me to think I've
> probably got the right files and put them in the right place.  But so
> far, I'm still not getting title attributes in the HTML.
> Example XML:
> <link xlink:href="http://www.example.com/"; xlink:title="an example
> title">Link text</link>
> Resulting HTML:
> <a class="ulink" href="http://www.example.com/"; target="_top">Link 
> text</a>
> Is there a simple way I can confirm that it's definitely using the new
> XSL files to do the transform?  (can't quite see how it wouldn't be, but
> being on the safe side.)
> Anything else I can try/test?
> thanks
> Jennifer
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