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Subject: Re: including non-xml
On 04/26/10 05:41, Ivan Ristic wrote: > On a similar matter, does anyone know if it is possible to include > only a part of a file? No. To quote the link that Samuel gave: """Since the included text is not XML, you cannot use an xpointer attribute with XPointer syntax to select part of it. You can only select the entire file's content.""" > In case of a book on programming, for example, I want to keep all > examples separate (which would allow me to easily perform syntax > checks, and maintain them separately), but include only certain parts > in the book (complete examples will usually include much more stuff > than necessary to reproduce in a book). Ok, this makes sense enough. > I looked around for a solution, but couldn't find anything. I have an > idea to hack something together that would allow me to specify the > fragment "coordinates" in the URL. For example: ... > Comments, pointers and suggestions are welcome. Can you not have all your examples in separate source files? You might need a pre-processor to include them together when compiling your source code. Can you compile your source code as is or are some of the sections duplicate? Grant. . . .