Bug 713669

Summary: Using the indexterm tag causes a line split in rendered PDF files.
Product: [Community] Publican Reporter: Norman Dunbar <norman>
Component: publicanAssignee: Jeff Fearn <jfearn>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Ruediger Landmann <rlandman>
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Version: 2.5CC: mmcallis, publican-list, rnewton
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Fixed In Version: 2.6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Norman Dunbar 2011-06-16 03:46:20 EDT
Description of problem:
In a document where the <indexterm> tag is used, all generated PDF files have a line split after the indexed term. See "Steps to Reproduce" below. This does not occur in generated HTML.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Publican 2.1 - on Scientific Linux 6.0 (RHEL 6.0)
Publican 2.3 - on Windows 2000 & XP.
Publican 2.5 on Fedora 14.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new book.
2. Enter the following in one of the chapters:

<para>Blah blah blah publican<indexterm><primary>Publican</primary></indexterm> blah blah blah...</para>

3. Build pdf document.

Actual results:

The generated xsl/fo is:

<fo:block ...>
    Blah blah blah publican
    <fo:block ...>
        <fo:wrapper id="id3189566">
    blah blah blah...

And the text in the PDF looks like this:

Blah blah blah publican
blah blah blah...

Expected results:

Blah blah blah publican blah blah blah...

Additional info:
There appears to be an <fo:block> wrapped around the <fo:wrapper>, this causes the linefeed after the indexed term. This is caused in pdf.xsl in which there is a template commented as being copied in from index.xsl from Docbook XSL version 1.72. The template name is "indexterm".

This template has the <fo:block> stuff added in two places which is not in Docbook XSL version 1.75 plus the test on $axf.extensions in Publican is different from that in Docbook which checks both $axf.extensions and $fop1.extensions.

If I comment out the two <fo:block> lines in pdf.xsl, it works as I wish, however, that may introduce other troubles elsewhere.
Comment 1 Jeff Fearn 2011-07-07 22:42:32 EDT
Fixed override to apply style change better. Applied to trunk and branches/publican-2x

Committed revision 1822.
Comment 2 Rebecca Newton 2011-07-12 01:51:27 EDT
Verified. The text appears as one line in a PDF when using <indexterm>.