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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

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.


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