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From "Geoff Longman" <>
Subject Re: newbie with some questions
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2004 20:58:49 GMT
Answered questions #1 & #3 myself. I'll adapt the forest-css skin to use a stylesheet that
hides the stuff I don't want to see in the docs generated for Eclipse.

#2 is still up for grabs though!


Geoffrey Longman
Intelligent Works Inc.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Geoff Longman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2004 3:48 PM
Subject: newbie with some questions

Just downloaded Forrest and playing with it now. Evaluating Forrest as a tool to generate
documentation for my Eclipse plug-in ( 

Here are some questions that I have not found answers for yet. Warning, my knowledge of XSL
is minimal at best so if these questions are dumb, just say so!

1. Is it possible to build a version of a static site that has no tabs (or toc) and one that
does? The docs delivered with the plugin would not need the tabs but the version on the Spindle
website would need them.

2. How hard would it be to generate an eclipse specific toc file (a simple xml file in a format
Eclipse understands) from the site.xml. this toc file would replace the tabs that normally
appear in a Forrest generated site.

3. Is there a "skinning Forrest for dummies" link somewhere? Need to build a *very* simple
skin that looks like the page at the following link:



Geoffrey Longman
Intelligent Works Inc.

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