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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Line break hints

/ Stephen Rasku <stephen@tgivan.com> was heard to say:
| Is there any way to specify line break hints so that long titles will 
| break where I want.  I have a title in my article which is:
| Is this possible with DocBook?  I am using db2ps on Red Hat Linux 6.2 
| if that's relevant.

There's no official DocBook solution, because it's a formatting problem
not a markup problem. Or at least, not a semantic markup problem.

One common solution is to introduce a processing instruction:

  <chapter><title>something really<?line-break?>long</title>

But I don't think either the DSSSL or XSL stylesheets support this.
They probably should, it's a common enough request. I'll add it to my 
list :-)

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>      | My problems start when the smarter
http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/ | bears and the dumber visitors
Chair, DocBook Technical Committee | intersect.--Steve Thompson,
                                   | wildlife biologist at Yosemite
                                   | National Park

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