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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Writing mode, xsl-fo output

On Fri, 1 Apr 2011 16:51:19 -0700
"Bob Stayton" <bobs@sagehill.net> wrote:

. In those cases where the formatter does not automatically
> get it right, you sometimes have to force the correct order.  The
> following custom template worked well in those cases, allowing the
> author to put the English text and its punctuation inside <phrase
> @lang="en"> so the stylesheet could apply the template:
> <xsl:template match="phrase[@lang = 'en']">
>   <fo:bidi-override language="en"
>                     unicode-bidi="embed"
>                     direction="ltr">
>     <xsl:apply-templates/>
>   </fo:bidi-override>
> </xsl:template>
> This template forces whatever is in the phrase element to be
> formatted ltr, regardless of the Unicode range.
> Bob Stayton
> Sagehill Enterprises
> bobs@sagehill.net

Perfect solution Bob. 
(And thanks for the explanation Tony)



Dave Pawson

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