Re: [Boost-docs] Table alyout differs between html and pdf

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Table alyout differs between html and pdf
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-18 10:21:52

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-docs-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-docs-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Daniel James
> Sent: Monday, January 17, 2011 10:13 PM
> To: Discussion of Boost Documentation
> Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Table alyout differs between html and pdf
> On 17 January 2011 18:20, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>
> >> I've noticed a difference between html and pdf on the display of
> >> Quickbook generated tables, for example the attached.
> You shouldn't expect the output to be the same, they're rendered using
> methods for different uses. It's generally considered good practice to use
> sans-serif font on the screen but a serif font when printing.

OK - I can live with that.
> >> The html seems to have a lot of space about and below - more spacing
> >> than
> > I
> >> think looks good?  Spacing seems like two char heights on html but
> >> only
> > one for
> >> pdf (and even one is plenty IMO).
> I added a doctype to generated html. It looks like the css relies on
quirks mode.
> That's not good. I think I'm going to have to give it a bit of an overhaul
for the
> next release.

A very minor glitchette, but it looks a bit odd and fixing it would be nice.

Many thanks.


Paul A. Bristow,
Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal LA8 8AB  UK
+44 1539 561830  07714330204

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