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Subject: Re: article / info / author / address - how do I make it appear?
>>>>> Bob Stayton writes: > Hi, >> I had hoped, I would find a simple switch saying "include author?". > Well, there are a lot of info elements that could appear on title > pages, there are many ways to order those elements, and there are many > ways of formatting them. Everyone has different requirements, so a > simple switch would not be adequate. > That's why Norm Walsh created > the system of titlepage specification files, from which the XSL > templates are generated using a separate process. That gives you > complete control over what elements to use, the order, and the > formats. It does make it more complex, but it is a reasonable > solution to a complex problem. You could have referred me to chapter 11 ;-) http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/HTMLTitlePage.html I have the dead-tree version in front of me, too. > I have generally found it easiest to copy the entire > titlepage.templates.xml file to a new specification file, make any > edits, process it to an XSL module, and import that XSL module. > However, you don't have to copy the whole thing. You could create a > smaller spec file that includes just the specs for one element like > article or book. You could not just include t:titlepage-content, > though. > <t:templates ...> <t:titlepage t:element="article" ...> > <t:titlepage-content t:side="recto" ...> <title .../> <author .../> > ... </t:titlepage-content> ... Without your book this recipe wouldn't really be enough for someone like me ;-( I would love to possess the PDF as well, but then: there is no upgrade or bundle price, and my budget is still on the low side currently ;-( > Bob Stayton > Sagehill Enterprises Thanks for the pointer! J.