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Subject: Re: [boost] [quickbook] list rendering
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-19 09:48:41

On 17 December 2010 22:25, Cromwell Enage <sponage_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I notice that Quickbook converts paragraph-level lists into <programlist> elements in Docbook rather than the <itemizedlist> and <orderedlist> elements that I was expecting.  This causes my text to be rendered a bit like code--preformatted with some syntax highlighting.

I suspect you're indenting your list. The top list items' asterisks
have to be the first character on the line. Quickbook interprets
indented text as a code block.

> Also, Quickbook list markup nested within table entries are treated as ordinary text.  I know I could escape Boostbook markup instead, but my lists contain Quickbook links that I would rather not figure out how to hand-code.

Currently you can't use block markup inside a table so you either have
to use escaped boostbook markup or a block template (which can contain
a list and be expanded in a table, it's an awkward way to do things


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