OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

docbook message

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]

Subject: Re: [docbook] CALS table attribute inheritance questions

On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Bob Stayton wrote:

> The A.X entries will inherit rowsep="0" from entrytbl, but they won't
> inherit colsep="0" from the table.  The spec also says that colsep on table
> becomes the default value for its tgroups, and an entry in a
> entrytbl  does not inherit values from tgroup.  Generally an
> entrytbl is a "reset" of the defaults for its contents. It even uses
> its own namespace for colnames.

> Certainly the colspec attributes apply to its associated column without
> needing
> each entry to reference the colname.  That text was in the description of
> the
> colnum attribute, and I think they meant that if you do reference a colspec
> (which you can do from any entry in any column), you cannot reference a
> colspec
> by column number, you have to use a colname.
> Bob Stayton
> Sagehill Enterprises
> DocBook Consulting
> bobs@sagehill.net

Thank you very much, Bob!  This is all much clearer to me now.


[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]