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Subject: Re: [docbook] HTML links not being created in my indexes

Exactly right.

I have no customizations at all.  I'm using the sheets from 
docbook-xsl-1.65.1.  I have
also tried 1.61.3-51 with the same results.

I just have a couple test indexterms, but I am thinking that they must 
be done correctly
since the index gets created perfectly for those entries for PDF.

Below is the exact HTMLl output.  Would you like to see the details of 
my environment
and processing setup, relevant DocBook markup, and/or PDF output?

I'm going to throw HTML comment delimiters around this, in an attempt to 
email clients from processing the HTML:

<div class="index"><div 

Bob Stayton wrote:

>I'm not sure I understand what you are seeing in your index.  I presume you
>have a valid DocBook document that contains <indexterm> elements and an
>empty <index/> element somewhere near the end.  When you process the
>document for HTML, you get an index that has the letter divisions, as well
>as alphabetized index entries, but none of the entries are followed by a
>hyperlink to the section name?  If that is what you are seeing, then that is
>certainly unexpected behavior.
>Are you using a customization layer?  Do you get the same results with the
>stock stylesheets?
>Bob Stayton
>Sagehill Enterprises
>DocBook Consulting
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Blaine Simpson" <blaine.simpson@admc.com>
>To: <docbook@lists.oasis-open.org>
>Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 3:30 PM
>Subject: [docbook] HTML links not being created in my indexes

>>My index works great for fo.  My PDF document page numbers show up as
>>for the index entries.  However, for chunk and non-chunk HTML, no
>>target of any kind shows up, where I want to see HTML links.
>>I could probably get this working by modifying the style sheets, but,
>>since I see
>>DocBook documents on the web with hyperlinks in the index, I think that
>>I'm just not doing something right.
>>I'm in a crunch trying to get the Hsqldb docs finished before publish
>>release of
>>the new version.
>>Another problem I have is, email addresses of authors/editors usually do
>>produce a mailto: link.  I think it worked when I had a single editor
>>for the
>>entire book, but does not work for editors for the entire book nor for
>>for individual chapters.  Anybody know what the criteria are for when
>>links are generated for HTML?

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