DocBook is a very popular set of SGML/XML tags for describing books, articles, and other prose documents, particularly technical documentation. (DOCBOOK: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE, N Walsh and L Muellner, 2006)

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Ask Apache FOP to dump information about the fonts its using?

I'm having an issue where Apache's FOP outputs a book with most of its characters represented as the # glyph. I've tried using different variations on the font name, but I have not had success. See ...
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Apache FOP does not honor font settings/directory for DocBook

I'm trying to use Microsoft's Arial Unicode font in a DocBook project. The project is using Apache's FOP. FOP is installed in /usr/local/bin/fop-1.1. The Arial_Unicode.ttf font is installed in ...
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DocBook and Commenting like Word

I'm looking into using DocBook for a couple for projects. Currently, the projects use Word, but there's a couple of gaps we would like to try to address in these projects. One area that Word excels ...
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Validating DocBook 5 documents against both RELAXNG and Schematron?

I'm writing a DocBook 5 document and would like to fully validate it against both the RELAXNG and Schematron schemas. Here is what I've tried: To my knowledge, xmllint from the libxml2 package ...
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How can I view DocBook files on Windows 7? [closed]

I want to view Docbook .xml files on Windows 7. How can I do that?
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DocBook quick start

I want to produce a PDF file out from a DocBook source on a Debian system. What should I do? Sorry for the n00b way of posting this, but it seems I'm unable to find anything around (compared to ...
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Spellchecker for docbook

Is there any good command line spellcheckers for Docbook avaliable that could be configured to ignore certain tags such as <programlisting>. Preferably it would use hunspell dictionaries since I ...
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Is dblatex in MikTeX broken, or am I doing something wrong?

I've been using MikTeX on Windows XP for years to generate PDFs from LaTeX. I'm not that keen on LaTeX, though, and want to switch to using DocBook. Getting a DocBook processor like Apache FOP set up ...
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Good open-source DocBook editing tools? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Tool that helps writing a Book with DocBook Code? I am looking for a good open-source application to help with editing DocBook documents. By good I mean: ...
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printing the book title in the header of a pdf with fop/docbook/xslt

What is the proper string to use in my XSLT to make FOP print the title of the book in the header? I haven't been able to find this anywhere, and any help is appreciated! Edit: So, <xsl:when ...
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Which Single Source Publishing tools and strategies are available?

I'm about to write a 1000-Pages Documentation about a huge programming framework. The goal is to bring this documentation online into an web platform, so that online users can search through it and ...
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Is there a Tool that helps writing a Book with DocBook Code?

DocBook seems to be nice, but is there a Tool that helps using it? I mean something that would instantly show how it looks or allows editing more easily by selecting a word and then hitting a button ...
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Editing docbook

I need to edit a docbook resource with a decent, cross platform WYSIWYG editor, being also able to include latex style formulas, images and svg plots. Then, I need to create pdf, html and import the ...