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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: argh ... how do i define page breaks using CSS?

Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>>I can't see how css relates to pages, but may be you are talking
>>about something entirely different.
> no, i'm just explaining this badly.  yes, i'm referring to chunking.
> as a basis for my first docbook manual, i used tim waugh's
> "selfdocbookx" example.  one of the .xsl files refers to a .css
> file, so i figured i'd add a "page-break-before" directive in
> that file to break before every section.

css is used by html, not xml. The reference to a css file you'v
seen in an xsl file was probably just a command that inserts a
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"...> into the generated html file.

It's the xslt stuff alone that decides where to chunk the generated 
output into files.


will explain you how to customize the xsl stylesheets, notably


explains how customization works in general, and


tells you about the parameter you want to modify to change chunk


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