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From Johannes Schaefer <johannes.schae...@uidesign.de>
Subject Re: Problem with SDocBook links? (cf. broken: #links in sDocBook)
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2004 09:47:58 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> 
> 
>>Charles Palmer wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I'm new to this, so excuse blunders...
>>>
>>>In a Simple DocBook file I've attempted to add a link to later in the same file,
following the example given here: http://www.docbook.org/tdg/simple/en/html/link.html
>>>
>>>The code in my file is:
>>>
>>>    <para>Let's experiment with a <link linkend="CF_section">SDocbook
>>>    Link</link> and see if it works.</para>
>>>
>>>...snip...
>>>
>>>  <section id="CF_section">
>>>    <title>COMPACT FLASH DISK DRIVE</title>
>>>
>>>Forrest reports this failure:
>>>
>>>X [0]                       trm/sdocbook2.pdf   BROKEN: org.apache.fop.apps.FOPException:
internal-destination or external-destination must be specified in basic-link
>>>
>>>The resulting HTML is:
>>>
>>><p>Let's experiment with a <a href="">SDocbook
>>>    Link</a> and see if it works.</p>
>>>
>>>...snip...
>>>
>>><a name="N100B0"></a><a name="COMPACT+FLASH+DISK+DRIVE"></a>
>>><table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0">
>>><tbody>
>>><tr>
>>><td height="10" width="9"></td><td>
>>><h3>COMPACT FLASH DISK DRIVE</h3>
>>>
>>>No pdf file is generated.
>>>
>>>I'm using the Krysalis skin, if that makes a difference.
>>>
>>>Now, following advice I will probably stop with SDocBook and move back to Forrest
files, so I don't need a fix myself, but thought it might be useful to report this...
>>>
>>>Regards - Charles
>>>
>>
>>I believe this is related to the problem we have
>>(we used a workaround). #links don't work with sDokBook.
>>See:
>>http://issues.apache.org/eyebrowse/ReadMsg?listName=user@forrest.apache.org&msgNo=276
>><anchor> is not a valid sDokBook tag and
>>putting id="anchor_name" into the <section>
>>does not produce the appropriate <a> entry.
>>The tag <ulink url="site:anchor_name"> gets
>>resolved properly. For "linkend" this seems
>>not to be the case ...
>>
>>Who else is using sDocBook?
>>We need to and cannot move to forrest-doc.
>>
> 
> 
> Have you tried using the full docbook stylesheets as described at
> http://forrest.apache.org/faq.html#docbook ?  I think that that is much
> more likely to fit your needs since forrest's sDocBook is so limited.
> 

we now tried to use the full docbook which
provides the <anchor>. It doesn't work:
the files now validate but anchor still
is not transformed properly:

<anchor id="id000"/>  becomes
<a href=""></a> (or noting at all)

<anchor id="id000">Test</anchor>  becomes
<a name="Test"></a><a href=""></a>

Cheers
Johannes




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