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Subject: Re: tables and merging cells

This reference has examples of cell spanning that work in the XSL
stylesheets.  Is he using XSL or DSSSL?


Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises
DocBook Consulting

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Emma Jane Hogbin" <emmajane@xtrinsic.com>
To: "DocBook" <docbook@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 7:59 AM
Subject: tables and merging cells

> Hello,
> A friend of mine was telling me about a problem he's having with DocBook
> tables. He's been unable to successfully merge cells in his documents. I
> agreed to help him track down the problem. I scanned through the
> docbook.org site but I haven't been able to figure out this problem.
> http://docbook.org/tdg/en/html/entry.html
> MoreRows would "merge" down, I think?
> Under the Process Expectations I see that it must be possible to merge
> cells:
> The content of Entry is formatted to fit within the table cell that it
> occupies. Horizontal and vertical spanning may allow the content of an
> Entry to occupy several physical cells.
> ...but I don't understand how. Is there a tutorial that someone could
> point me towards?
> thanks!
> emma
> -- 
> Emma Jane Hogbin
> [[ 416 417 2868 ][ www.xtrinsic.com ]]

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