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Subject: RE: [docbook] "colspec" colwidth attribute: % allowed?
OK, thanks for your help. > -----Original Message----- > From: Mauritz Jeanson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Friday, March 07, 2008 6:42 AM > To: Cavicchio, Rob; email@example.com > Subject: RE: [docbook] "colspec" colwidth attribute: % allowed? > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Cavicchio_Rob@emc.com > > > > The documentation for the "colspec" element states that the > > value of the "colwidth" attribute "can be either a fixed > > measure using one of the CALS units (36pt, 10pc, etc.) or a > > proportional measure. Proportional measures have the form > > 'number*', meaning this column should be number times wider > > than a column with the measure '1*' (or just '*')." > > > > Are straight percentages like "33%" or "50%" allowed? > > > It seems like percentages are not allowed. They are not > mentioned in the > CALS table specification: > > COLWIDTH: Either proportional measure of the form number*, > i.e., "5*" for 5 > times the proportion, or "*" (which is equivalent to "1*"); > fixed measure, > i.e., 2pt for 2 point, 3pi for 3 pica; or mixed measure, i.e., 2*+3pt. > Coefficients are positive integers or fixed point numbers. > (http://www.oasis-open.org/specs/a502.htm) > > /MJ > > >