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Subject: DOCBOOK: Re: pagebreaks (Re: Which conversion method should I use?)

/ Baráth Gábor <dincsi@elender.hu> was heard to say:
| On Mon, 2002-06-24 at 15:09, Norman Walsh wrote:
|> / Baráth Gábor <dincsi@elender.hu> was heard to say:
|> | about tables: if i know well, colwidth attribute has measure only like
|> | inch or cm and not %. IMHO 2cm has no semantic meaning. The width of
|> | column depends on font and paper size or window width in html.
|> That's why CALS allows relative units.
| I don't find in cals something like that. Whould you be so kind
| give me some examples.

Sure. Here's a table that will be formatted such that the first column
is always three units wide and the second column is always two units
wide, where "units" is a relative measure left up to the formatter.

<tgroup cols="2">
<colspec colwidth="3*"/>
<colspec colwidth="2*"/>

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