Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Re: HTML: suppress abstract in html body?
Bob, Thanks. This solution worked perfectly. Also: about suppressing the body attributes, this worked too although I have a feeling that Jirka's suggestions about parameters to use when using XHTML output might remove the need for that. Robert On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 7:57 PM, Bob Stayton <email@example.com> wrote: > Hi Robert, > An abstract that appears inside an info element is handled by the titlepage > system. You can edit the titlepage spec file to remove abstract, and > regenerate the titlepage templates to get rid of it. > > If your abstract appears outside of info, then you can just define an empty > template to turn it off: > > <xsl:template match="abstract"/> > > The template that generates the meta element does not use a template that > matches on abstract, but selects the content directly (it is in the template > named 'head.content' in html/docbook.xsl). > > Bob Stayton > Sagehill Enterprises > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Robert Nagle" > <email@example.com> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2010 4:15 PM > Subject: [docbook-apps] Re: HTML: suppress abstract in html body? > > > At the risk of trying your patience, I wish to clarify what i mean by > my previous message. > > I want the abstract to appear in the <meta description=> of HTML > output but not in the body itself. > > rj > > On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 5:57 PM, Robert Nagle <email@example.com> > wrote: >> >> For HTML Output, I notice that with a parameter >> (generate.meta.abstract), the value of ABSTRACT can be used to >> generate <meta description=""> information in the head. >> >> Can anyone suggest a way to suppress the value of the abstract element >> in HTML output (i.e., >> >> <div class="abstract" title="Abstract"><p>This is a test of the >> emergency broadcast system. </p></div> >> >> I realize that in css I could change the class to visibility: hidden, >> but I want to avoid doing that if possible. >> -- >> Robert Nagle >> 12777 Ashford Point Dr #1417 >> Houston, Texas 77082 >> 713 893 3424 >> http://www.robertnagle.info >> > > > > -- > Robert Nagle > 12777 Ashford Point Dr #1417 > Houston, Texas 77082 > 713 893 3424 > http://www.robertnagle.info > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org > For additional commands, e-mail: email@example.com > > > > -- Robert Nagle 12777 Ashford Point Dr #1417 Houston, Texas 77082 713 893 3424 http://www.robertnagle.info