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Re: Margin of table cells
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- Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Margin of table cells
- From: Adam Di Carlo <adam at onshore dot com>
- Date: 08 Mar 2000 17:31:47 -0500
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Karlheinz Eckmeier 46372 <Karlheinz.Eckmeier.firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> In version 1.52 of the dsssl modular stylesheets the following
> workaround was introduced (dbtable.dsl):
> ;; seems to be a bug in JadeTeX -- we get a wierd indent on table
> ;; cells for the first line only. This is a workaround.
> ;; Adam Di Carlo, email@example.com
> (define %cals-cell-before-column-margin%
> (cond ((equal? (print-backend) 'tex)
> Ok, this prevents the wierd indent on table cells, so all lines in a
> cell are indent the same way - with no indent at all.
> Is there also a workaround to indent the now properly aligned cell
No, not really. Probalby the jadetex just needs reworking or
> I had a look into the jadetex macros trying to find the defective code.
> "\hskip \CellBeforeColumnMargin" within the following macro seems not
> to be up to the task to indent the cell contents correctly.
> Now, unfortunately are my TeX skills not deep enough to suggest a fix.
> Anybody out there, to help out??
Sebastian does sometime fix bugs in JadeTeX, but he says the table
implemention is totally screwed and needs a gut rewrite, which he is
not inclined to do (PassiveTeX seems to be his vision of what should
Sorry.... I guess you could try to find a TeXpert and pay them to fix
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>