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Subject: Re: [docbook] Table questions

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 12:31:18PM -0500, JABakken@dstsystems.com wrote:
> I have a follow-up question: How do you determine the column width? Here is
> my xml text, and it is totally ignoring the column width I am assigning
> (not to mention it's also ignoring the border specification).
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <!DOCTYPE article SYSTEM "file:///C:/DocBook/DTD/docbookx.dtd">
> <article>
> <title>Table 1</title>
>       <informaltable frame='all'>
>             <tgroup cols='2'>
>                  <colspec colwidth='3.5in'/>
>                  <colspec colwidth='3.5in'/>
>             <tbody>
>                 <row><entry>1</entry><entry>1</entry></row>
>                 <row><entry>2</entry><entry>4</entry></row>
>                 <row><entry>3</entry><entry>9</entry></row>
>             </tbody>
>             </tgroup>
>       </informaltabl
> </article>

Your column width spec looks ok, and frame="all" should
draw a box around the outer border of the table (but not
frame cells in the table).  You didn't mention what
output format or processor was being used.  

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