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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] how to set relative paths for HTML image directory?

Hi Robert,
Did you set the stylesheet parameter keep.relative.image.uris to zero?  The default 
value in the html stylseheet is 1, and that value should preserve whatever the fileref 
value is without messing with it.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Nagle" <idiotprogrammer@gmail.com>
To: <docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 2010 12:22 AM
Subject: [docbook-apps] how to set relative paths for HTML image directory?

> Hi, I'm totally stuck on a HTML path problem for images. The relative
> image paths are all relative to the source image directory, not to the
> output image directory (which is what I want).
> I'm using xincludes, a customization layer upon the HTML chunks
> stylesheet. I'm using saxon 6.5.5
> My projects looks like this:
> myproject
>   index.xml----------source files
>   index2.xml
>   web-images/ ------these are my source images
>    tall.jpg
>    wide.jpg
>   chunks/   -------this is where docbook puts my output
>      index.html
>      index2.html
>      web.css
>      web-images/----this is my copy of web-images folder. I put this
> manually here.
>        tall.jpg
>        wide.jpg
> My fileref looks like this:    <imagedata role="html"
> fileref="web-images/image1.jpg"/>
> I want my output html files to use this kind of image reference:
> <img src="web-images/tall.jpg" />
> Instead I get this:
> <img src="../web-images/tall.jpg" />
> I've looked through the parameters:
> http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/current/doc/html/img.src.path.html
> I would have thought setting that parameter to :
> <xsl:param name="img.src.path">web-images/</xsl:param>
> would have solved the problem. But instead I see that nothing has
> changed in the output.
> I've read  the Docbook XSL book closely and still haven't figured it
> out. I've also tried some parameters: html.base and other shots in the
> dark (though I haven't tried entityref -- mainly because I don't
> understand it--), but  none seem relevant or have worked.
> I'm reluctant to change my path structure because I use the same
> project to generate an epub file. The db2epub.py script works
> perfectly in how it handles images: it transfers all of them to a new
> web-images directory.
> I don't have any special docbook parameters in my customization layer
> (at least not anything which would affects paths).
> Is it possible that there's a bug here? Or am I missing something obvious?
> -- 
> Robert Nagle
> htpt://www.robertnagle.info
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