Subject: Re: [docbook] Re: bridgehead not allowed in variablelist?
On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Norman Walsh <email@example.com> wrote: > Tim Arnold <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> Norm, your suggestion is exactly what I suggested to them, but after >> looking over their documents, I see that they really need to keep the >> variablelist open. > > I don't understand why, but... > >> I'm still not sure how to render the example above into DocBook--is it >> possible without rewriting? Any ideas much appreciated. > > You could, maybe, try putting the bridgehead at the end of the preceding > list item. Kind of ... eewww, yuck! ... but ... > > <variablelist> > <varlistentry> > <term>...</term> > <listitem> > <para>...</para> > <bridgehead>New Subsection</bridgehead> > </listitem> > </varlistentry> > ... > > Be seeing you, > norm Hi Norm, yuck is right! I actually did try that. even though it works, it is just so wrong I couldn't live with myself. I think I'll set things up so they can optionally title the list (converts to variablelist/info/title). Then they can use nested lists if they like. thanks for giving it some thought. Sometimes going from LaTeX to DocBook is a really strange trip. --Tim