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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: DocBook stylesheets with forrest
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2004 22:46:58 GMT
Martin Holler wrote:
> David Crossley writes:
> > Martin Holler wrote:
> >> I started with the FAQ article
> >> because I would like to be
> >> able to write my xml source in the DocBook format. Further I would
> >> like to use the DocBook stylesheets directly. I have been trying to
> >> get this working for a long time now and tryed a lot of different
> >> things in the different files.
> [...]
> > Using Forrest-0.6-dev it is much easier and you just use the
> > simplified sitemap like you have shown above.
> Thanks very much for your reply David! I installed Forrest-0.6-dev and
> the DocBook stylesheets are used directly now.


> But now I have a further question which is linked to my first
> one. When I click the link in the tab menu to my asterisk page (whose
> xml source is DocBook) the asterisk documentation is opened in my
> browser window but without the tabs and forrest headings and
> footers. I would like to have the tabs and logos to be present on the
> "DocBook pages" as well - just as they are on pages whose source is
> the forrest xml.
> Does anybody know how to accomplish this? That would be great.

You are using the full DocBook stylesheets directly.

The alternative method described at that FAQ will
enable the pages to be adorned with the normal Forrest
navigation menus and such. Beware the limitations,
and please sends patches to improve the handling.

David Crossley

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