Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] How to start Quickbook lists items with a new paragraphs
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-03 14:16:20
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> Daniel James
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> Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] How to start Quickbook lists items with a new paragraphs
> On 1 November 2011 17:50, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Obviously I don't fully understand how it works internally (or
> > externally in BoostBook) but it seems to making life difficult for the user!
> > Is the problem the spacing in the 'definition' of HTML para?
> > Or should I just stop fighting it?
> HTML paragraphs usually have a single line margin before and after.
> You can use css to change that.
> Not having line breaks is a docbook limitation, strictly speaking docbook only has line breaks in
> command synopsis. See:
> But they seem to work okay elsewhere, so they're used for quickbook's 'br' element with a single
> (which isn't as bad as the pages of warning that the documentation used to generate).
Ok I have decided to stick with using [br] - it works, so I won't try to 'fix it' - quieting my
I can achieve the layout I prefer using that quite easily.
Much less annoying now you don't get pages of [br] warnings for which thanks.
Is there really any reason to fear that this feature will be removed from future version of Docbook?
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