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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] running header breaks into 2 lines!
bob, That is a good trick. You going to laugh when you hear what went wrong. I wrote: <xsl:param name="header.column.width">1 2 1 </xsl:param> I should have added an s to the word "width" It should be: <xsl:param name="header.column.widths">1 2 1 </xsl:param> Robert On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Bob Stayton <email@example.com> wrote: > Hi Robert, > The header.column.width param should do the trick. If it has no effect, > then something must be overriding it. > > You might try adding this fake param to your customization layer. Its only > effect is to send a message to standard error about that the > header.column.widths param value is that the stylesheet is seeing. > > <xsl:param name="foo"> > <xsl:message>header column widths is <xsl:value-of > select="$header.column.widths"/></xsl:message> > </xsl:param> > > If you find that the param is not what you expect, then something is > overriding the value. If the param is what you expect, then something is > going on with the header table, which is defined in the template named > 'header.table' in fo/pagesetup.xsl. > > Bob Stayton > Sagehill Enterprises > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Robert Nagle" > <email@example.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 7:11 AM > Subject: [docbook-apps] running header breaks into 2 lines! > > >> For some reason the headers on my PDF are way too narrow for headings. >> It cannot have more than 30 characters and breaks into 2 lines if it >> exceeds that. >> >> The page size is not that small. 23.4 cm x 15.6 cm, and inner/outer >> margins are 1.91cm and 1.27 cm respectively. >> >> I tried increasing the column width >> <xsl:param name="header.column.width">1 2 1 </xsl:param> >> but I found that regardless of what values I enter entered here, it >> still cannot handle more than 30 characters. The values mentioned here >> don't seem to have any effect (I even tried 1 4 1, 0 1 0, etc). >> >> I've tried this in XEP and Apache FOP with the same result. >> >> The only thing that did seem to work is to reduce the font size to 8 >> point (which frankly looks absurd). >> >> >> <xsl:attribute-set name="header.content.properties"> >> <xsl:attribute name="font-family">Gentium</xsl:attribute> >> <xsl:attribute name="font-size">8pt</xsl:attribute> >> </xsl:attribute-set> >> >> Does anyone have ideas about what might cause this to happen? Aside >> from what I have mentioned here, there are no other relevant >> customizations which might affect this. >> >> Does anyone have other ideas about what might be shrinking my header >> width? >> >> -- >> Robert Nagle >> htpt://www.robertnagle.info >> >> --------------------------------------------------------------------- >> To unsubscribe, e-mail: email@example.com >> For additional commands, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> >> > > -- Robert Nagle 12777 Ashford Point Dr #1417 Houston, Texas 77082 713 893 3424 htpt://www.robertnagle.info