[xep-support] Re: Wrapping long URLs in table cells

From: Mark Giffin <mgiffin_at_ADDRESS_REMOVED>
Date: Sun Aug 13 2017 - 17:51:11 PDT

Thanks very much Thomas (and Kevin Brown also), I am checking out your
suggestions. I suspect they will work for me. I'll report back here when
I get it working, how it was done.

Mark Giffin

On 8/11/2017 12:53 AM, Thomas Schraitle wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Am Wed, 9 Aug 2017 22:34:43 -0700
> wrote Mark Giffin <mgiffin@earthlink.net>:
>> Using XEP 4.21. I have XSL-FO tables that have cells with long URLs
>> in them (which are also links), and the URLs get compressed so much
>> that they are unreadable. They stay on the same line and do not wrap.
>> Is there a way to get them to wrap to the next line? I tried the same
>> files with Apache FOP and it just wraps the URLs.
>> Source XML files are DITA, running through DITA Open Toolkit version
>> 2.3.3. But it does the same thing with OT version 1.8.5.
> Some time ago, I've implemented an algorithm for DocBook. I wrote a
> XSLT template that inserts zero-width space characters before or afters
> specific characters.
> Although the stylesheet is based on DocBook, I assume it can be easily
> adapted to DITA as well:
> https://github.com/openSUSE/suse-xsl/blob/develop/suse2013/fo/hyphenate-url.xsl
> The template covers some specific things, for example, it doesn't break
> before "http://" strings.
> You need to define some parameters (ulink.hyphenate.before.chars and
> ulink.hyphenate.after.chars) where you can find here:
> https://github.com/openSUSE/suse-xsl/blob/develop/suse2013/fo/param.xsl#L399
> Hope this gives you some inspirations. :)
> Good luck!

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