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Subject: Re: [docbook] PDF Transformation and Tables

Hi Ruth,
I believe xmlto uses pdfxmltex, not FOP, to generate PDF.  So I don't think
it is the same problem.  pdfxmltex pretty much requires that you set column
widths on your tables.

Bob Stayton
Sagehill Enterprises
DocBook Consulting

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ruth Ivimey-Cook" <Ruth.Ivimey-Cook@ivimey.org>
To: "'Bob Stayton'" <bobs@sagehill.net>
Cc: <docbook@lists.oasis-open.org>
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 1:30 PM
Subject: RE: [docbook] PDF Transformation and Tables

> Folks,
> Bob Stayton wrote:
> > Could you supply some more details of what you mean by
> > truncated?  And perhaps provide a sample of a table that
> > exhibits the behavior?
> I think I'm seeing the same problem. I set up a new book using the example
> xml from the docbook website (the files t-book.xml, t-chap01.xml et al.)
> include in the preface section a table that contains examples of the
> type styles used in the document. For me, the table when rendered as pdf
> "xmlto pdf t-book.xml") always renders this table as if the table width
> constrained to about 50% of the page width. Setting the attribute on the
> that says "use full page width" has no effect on this.
> Any thoughts. I can supply the table, but it looks very standard to me.
> is Linux FC3, DocBook v4.3.
> Regards,
> Ruth

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