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From: Paul Michael Reilly <pajatopmr@gmail.com>
To: Sebastian Rose <sebastian_rose@gmx.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Preventing line breaks in (HTML) published description lists
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 08:38:08 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4A51F030.9070505@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <873a9accm5.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ>


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On 07/06/2009 06:46 AM, Sebastian Rose wrote:
> Paul Michael Reilly<pajatopmr@gmail.com>  writes:
>    
>> I added a plain list to my file:
>>
>> ...
>>    - term1 :: this means something
>>    - term2 :: this means something else
>>    - term3 :: and something different still
>> ...
>>
>> fully expecting the term and the description rendered in HTML to be on the same
>> line as is shown in the Latex published Org Mode manual.  But the items were
>> rendered as:
>>
>> ...
>>    term1
>>        this means something
>>    term2
>>        this means something else
>>    term3
>>        and something different still
>> ...
>>
>> I suspect this might be an HTML artifact, nevertheless, how would I convince
>> org-mode to arrange for the HTML rendering to attempt to keep the terms and
>> descriptions on the same line?  An example or reference would be much
>> appreciated.
>>      
>
>
> Don't use a definition list at all:
>
>     - *term1* this means something
>     - *term2* this means something else
>     - *term3* and something different still
>
>
>
>     Sebastian
>    
FWIW, this solution is better than using a CSS style based solution but 
it had the nit that the bullet (o) is present in the output (of course) 
where the description list had no bullet.

After playing around with this a bit I decided that your point, don't 
use a description list, is well taken.   I wound up using a simple table 
instead and got very satisfying results.

Thanks,

-pmr


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      reply	other threads:[~2009-07-06 12:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-07-05  9:43 Paul Michael Reilly
2009-07-05 13:33 ` Bernt Hansen
2009-07-05 18:18   ` Paul Michael Reilly
2009-07-06 10:46 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-07-06 12:38   ` Paul Michael Reilly [this message]

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