Re: [xep-support] involved xfers and codeblock line numbering

From: John Accardi <>
Date: Tue Jan 02 2007 - 20:10:26 PST

Thanks, Eliot.

These are very good ideas that I will try.


W. Eliot Kimber wrote:
> John Accardi wrote:
>> I am trying to produce PDF with involved xrefs and line numbering for
>> codeblock lines as shown here in this Framemaker produced PDF snippet:
> FO 1.1 doesn't have any defined facility for doing line numbering, but
> in the case of a code sample, where each line is well defined, you can
> easily transform the code lines into a table or list block where each
> line is one row or list item, generating the line numbers and
> providing FO-level IDs for doing the line number referencing.
> I don't know of DITA provides any source markup for this--worst case
> you'd have to specialize the "data" element provide a link anchor for
> the lines you want to refer to and some way to set the initial line
> number of a given code block.
> Cheers,
> Eliot

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