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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Titlepage customization

I would suggest that since your article titlepage plays out like a book's titlepage that you look at the specifications for the book's titlepage in that file as a model. There you will see two instances of page breaking with this:

<fo:block break-after="page"/>

I presume you have seen this documentation on the subject:


Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises

----- Original Message ----- From: "danmauer" <dan.mauer@gmail.com>
To: <docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 11:47 AM
Subject: [docbook-apps] Titlepage customization

So I'm having a hard time comprehending how to properly build a custom
titlepage specification XML file.

I've got the process down -- create the specification XML, transform it
using the template/titlepage.xsl stylesheet to generate a custom XSL
titlepage stylesheet, then import that into my regular customization

What I can't figure out is how to actually write the template.  My document
is an <article>, and in print format I want it to start out with a single
front title page, including the title, subtitle, a couple of PNG images, and
a date.  Then a second page containing the revision history, and finally a
third page with the table of contents.

I've based my titlepage spec file on the <t:titlepage t:element="article"
            font-family="{$title.fontset}">...</t:titlepage> section of the
titlepage.templates.xml file, I have no transformation errors and it's
definitely using the custom template, as if I (for example) remove the
revhistory section from the spec file, it disappears from my final document.

However, nothing I've tried seems to generate a page break, and I'm not
quite grasping how to embed and position the graphics either.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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