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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Appling CSS class to the source tag in apache doc
Date Mon, 14 Feb 2005 18:29:33 GMT
I've moved this to the dev list so that it can be considered for entry 
into the Forrest stylesheets. I'm not sure of the implications of your 
suggestion, but on the surface it looks good.

(devs see mail below).

Ross

Stefan Baramov wrote:
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: Ross Gardler [mailto:rgardler@apache.org] 
> | Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 6:44 PM
> | To: user@forrest.apache.org
> | Subject: Re: Appling CSS class to the source tag in apache doc
> | 
> | 
> | The source tag has a specific meaning hence the class="code" 
> | attribute. 
> | However, the skin should really allow the user to pass class 
> | information 
> |   in the way you illustrate in order to allow custom styling. I would 
> | consider this a bug, please file a bug report.
> | 
> | I think a solution is to change the following in 
> | main/webapp/skins/common/html/document2html.xsl:
> | 
> |    <xsl:template match="source">
> |      <xsl:apply-templates select="@id"/>
> |      <pre class="code">
> | 
> | to:
> | 
> |    <xsl:template match="source">
> |      <xsl:apply-templates select="@id"/>
> |      <pre>
> | 	<xsl:attribute name="class">
> | 		<xsl:apply-templates select="@class"/>, code
> | 	</xsl:attribute>
> | 
> | Please test it and let us know if this works.
> | 
> 
> I've tested and it works just fine. I will try to file a bug report. 
> 
> However, let me explained my original issue and why I did want to apply
> a style to <pre> tag.
> The problem with the <pre> tag is that it does not wrap long lines. So
> if you have a log file dump or any thing else with very long the line,
> the final document looks very ugly. So I found a solution to apply a
> CSS: 
> 
>     .myskin {
>       font-size: 95%;
>       white-space: pre-wrap;       /* css-3 */
>       white-space: -moz-pre-wrap;  /* Mozilla, since 1999 */
>       white-space: -pre-wrap;      /* Opera 4-6 */
>       white-space: -o-pre-wrap;    /* Opera 7 */
>       word-wrap: break-word;       /* Internet Explorer 5.5+ */
> word-wrap:break-word;
>     }
> 
> ( I have not invented this one, found it through google )
> 
> It worked fine both in Firefox and IE6 for <pre> tags. However, it does
> not work so well for <p> tags in IE6 since IE6 does not really support
> white-space: pre-wrap;. But hey who is using this old browser anyway ;) 
> 
> I am documenting this because in the 
> 
> Forrest-0.6\src\core\context\skins\common\xslt\html\document2html.xsl
> 
> I found this for the <pre> tag:  
> 
> <!-- Temporarily removed long-line-splitter ... gives out-of-memory
> problems -->
>       <xsl:apply-templates/>
> <!--
>     <xsl:call-template name="format">
>     <xsl:with-param select="." name="txt" /> 
>      <xsl:with-param name="width">80</xsl:with-param> 
>      </xsl:call-template>
> -->
> 
> And if this is causing out-of-memory errors, then may be a CSS can be
> applied (only for the <pre> tags) instead of XSL. Just a suggestion
> 
> - Stefan
> 
> 
> 


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