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From "Gavin" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: Error when generating pdf from docbook
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 06:51:23 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heather Phipps [mailto:hmphipps@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 25 February 2009 5:26 AM
> To: user@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Error when generating pdf from docbook
> 
> I *thought* I had tried this before, with the same result, but
> apparently not because this time it worked.  Thanks!

Great, glad it is now working, and thanks also to Sina - good to see you are
still around helping out!

Cheers

Gav...

> 
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Sina K. Heshmati <sina@khakbaz.com>
> wrote:
> > "Heather Phipps" wrote:
> >
> >> I set up the basic site that comes with Apache Forrest.  The only
> >> changes I made were to add the docbook dtd (v4.4) and add the docbook
> >> stylesheets from sourceforge, add a simple docbook file to the samples
> >> directory (<section><title>title</title><para>para</para></para>)
with
> >> a reference in the site.xml file, and added the appropriate sections
> >> to the sitemap.xmap file:
> >>
> >>     <sourcetype name="docbook-v4.4">
> >>      <document-declaration public-id="-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML
> V4.4//EN"/>
> >>     </sourcetype>
> >>
> >> and
> >>
> >>    <map:match pattern="**.xml">
> >>     <map:act type="sourcetype" src="{properties:content.xdocs}{1}.xml">
> >>      <map:select type="parameter">
> >>       <map:parameter name="parameter-selector-test"
> value="{sourcetype}"/>
> >>       <map:when test="docbook-v4.4">
> >>        <map:generate src="{properties:content.xdocs}{../1}.xml"/>
> >>        <map:transform
> >>           src="{properties:resources.stylesheets}/docbook-xsl-1.74.3-
> pre
> >> 2/html/docbook.xsl"/>
> >>        <map:transform src="{forrest:forrest.stylesheets}/html-to-
> document.xsl"/>
> >>        <map:transform type="idgen"/>
> >>        <map:serialize type="xml-document"/>
> >>       </map:when>
> >>      </map:select>
> >>     </map:act>
> >>    </map:match>
> >>
> >> When I run the "forrest" command, the site builds as expected except
> >> for the pdf file to the docbook file.  The html page is generated
> >> without a problem, and the site.xml item is added to the menu.  The
> >> following is the error that is displayed when Forrest tries to render
> >> it:
> >>
> >> BROKEN: internal-destination or external-destination must be specified
> >> in basic-link
> >>
> >> I put some good effort into figuring it out, but have not had any
> >> luck.  I am still very new to Forrest (and Cocoon), so I haven't done
> >> any "advanced" debugging.  I'm hoping it's something simple.  Any
> >> ideas?
> >>
> >
> > You can use Docbook XSL-FO stylesheets to generate an FO file, just like
> you did for generating HTML, except that you'd have to process your XML
> source with ${DOCBOOK_XSL}/fo/docbook.xsl. The FO output should then be
> formatted using an FO processor e.g. FOP to generate PDF.
> >
> > -Sina
> >
> >> Other info:
> >> Mac OS 10.5.6
> >> Java 1.5.0_16
> >> Forrest 0.8
> >
> >
> >


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