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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] PDF output: am I missing something?
On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 05:01:25PM -0800, Robin Lee Powell wrote: > On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 12:42:19PM -0800, Bob Stayton wrote: > > Hi Robin, > > > > It sounds like what you are missing is an XSL-FO processor that > > supports the table-layout="auto" value for tables, which will > > size columns automatically to fit short data. Unfortunately, > > FOP does not support the "auto" value, and so requires tables to > > have table-layout="fixed", which when column widths are not > > specified results in equal column widths. Both XEP and Antenna > > House support table-layout="auto", which is actually the default > > value for that property in the specification. > > What are XEP and Antenna House? Nevermind; XEP the XMPP standard kept coming up but I found them both. I'll keep them in mind, but given that I'm doing this for an all-volunteer organization with not a lot of money, plus the fact that to make it work I'd have to learn XSL-FO on top of everything else, makes me want to stick with dblatex. -Robin -- http://singinst.org/ : Our last, best hope for a fantastic future. Lojban (http://www.lojban.org/): The language in which "this parrot is dead" is "ti poi spitaki cu morsi", but "this sentence is false" is "na nei". My personal page: http://www.digitalkingdom.org/rlp/