Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook - Spacing between text and code blocks

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook - Spacing between text and code blocks
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-17 06:14:15

Andrew Sutton wrote:
>> It doesn't bother me much, but...
>> the problem is that we have (ab)used the code import feature to
>> interweave
>> lot's of text and code, rather than having one big code block.
>> Personally I
>> think it's a lot easier to understand the way we've done it, but I
>> guess we
>> would almost need two kinds of blocks to achieve what you want: big
>> blocks
>> with a border around them, and small blocks with no extra space
>> around them.
>> But that complicates things :-(
> I have to admit that the extra spacing is bothering me a little bit
> too. There are times when it just doesn't look that good to have a
> full half-inch separating code and text that describes what's going
> on. I don't know if two code block types are necessary, but I would
> be happy with consistent (relatively small 1/4 inch? smaller?) space
> between the code and text. And tables and text. And pre-formatted
> text and text. And headings and text. And headings and code/
> preformatted text/tables :)

Let's fix it. Could anyone point me to a page that exhibits the


Joel de Guzman

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