Re: [docbook] TOC with parents
Peter Desjardins <peter.desjardins.us <at> gmail.com>
2015-10-22 01:58:42 GMT
I think reverse engineering might work well. The template that writes
the full TOC is here (I think):
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On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:51 PM, Aristedes Maniatis <ari <at> ish.com.au> wrote:
> Thanks for that hint. I didn't know that, and perhaps I should try to reverse engineer how webhelp works in
this regard. But I'd rather not start from scratch since I have extensive styling already around the
existing html output and I don't want to change anything other than generating the TOC in a different way.
> BTW: what is the difference between docbook and docbook-apps mailing lists? Are they meant to represent
docbook-dev and docbook-users?
> On 22/10/2015 12:46pm, Peter Desjardins wrote:
>> [moving to docbook-apps]
>> What you are describing sounds like the webhelp output. Did you
>> consider using that?
>> Webhelp produces HTML pages with the full TOC on each page. I have
>> customized the HTML and CSS significantly to match different web sites
>> and branding.
>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:39 PM, Aristedes Maniatis <ari <at> ish.com.au> wrote:
>>> I have chunked html output from docbook 5, and want to output the entire TOC on every page, including all
parents of the chapter currently being rendered.
>>> I found one approach here: http://markmail.org/message/xpmrfboyu3tr5ehn
>>> But it is 11 years old, and not quite right, so I modified it a little...
>>> <!-- show all sections in TOC, including parents of the current section -->
>>> <xsl:template match="chapter" mode="toc">
>>> <xsl:param name="toc-context" select="."/>
>>> <xsl:for-each select="ancestor::book">
>>> <xsl:apply-templates select="book" mode="toc">
>>> <xsl:with-param name="toc-context" select="."/>
>>> but it doesn't work. I'm a bit out of my depth with this level of XSLT hackery. Any help would be welcome...
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