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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: Including an element's content without generatinghyperlink

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 01:13:45PM -0400, Phil Glaser wrote:
> > What about going the other direction?
> > Put the text into the section <title>s and build
> > your table with <xref>s to them?
> > Then tweak the stylesheet to turn off the
> > links, as Norm suggested.
> Now there's a thought. My only problem is that at the moment I don't have
> the time to do the customization. I'm beginning to think that just defining
> the common text as !ENTITY references is more intuitive and simple. I
> suppose it wouldn't work as well for larger blocks of text, though. Is there
> any other reason not to use !ENTITY?

I think entities should work just fine for this application.
Definitely simpler.


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