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Re: Printing a Book with CSS

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 16:31:46 +0000
Message-ID: <438C8272.4020100@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org, "David C. Walden" <dave@walden-family.com>

I notice the dot-leaders don't align.  TeX [1]
goes to great trouble to ensure that they do;
do you envisage that it will be possible to add
similar controls to CSS/Prince ?  From an aesthetic
point of view, they also look far too dense (close
together) to me.

Philip Taylor
[1] http://tug.org/whatis.html

Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> Bert Bos and myself recently produced the last edition of our book [1]
> directly from HTML and CSS files. Along the way, the beginnings of a
> book microformat (boom!) and some CSS extensions were developed. For
> example, the Table of Contents uses leaders and generated page
> numbers:
>    Introduction...................12
>    HTML...........................15
> We describe our experiences and the proposed CSS extensions in an
> article published on AListApart: Printing a Book with CSS - Boom!
>    http://www.alistapart.com/articles/boom
> It would be interesting to have a discussion on this list about the
> proposed extensions.
> Cheers,
> -h&kon
>               Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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