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Subject: Re: [boost] How to center an element in Boost QuickBook?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-10 05:42:47

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Niall Douglas
> Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 8:58 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] How to center an element in Boost QuickBook?
> On 9 Oct 2013 at 17:30, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> > How to get Niall's alignment in tables to work in pdf will need some more expert input.
> > (OK for html).
> > [snip]
> > When is a convenient time to commit doc/src/boostbook.css?
> I would class my table alignment and colour solution as a temporary workaround which just happens
> work by chance on HTML output.
> Really QuickBook needs more formal explicit support for both colouring and alignment. The syntax
> that I am unsure of, but it really must not be lots of nested []'s. It's already bad enough with
> temporary workaround when I accidentally mismatch those and spend too long hand groking them for
the mistake :(

Been there - done that - really, really tiresome!

But considering the amount of use people will make of color within text (and alignment), I think it
is good enough for now.

Thanks for your very useful input on this.


Paul A. Bristow,
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