Re: cell table borders (confused of Oxford)

Subject: Re: cell table borders (confused of Oxford)
From: James Clark <jjc@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 17:30:38 +0700
At 10:24 22/04/97 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>In the Elsevier DTD, the table model is quite straightforward, and I
>can write some straightforward code saying:
>(element c 
>   (make table-cell 	
>	n-rows-spanned: (string->number (attribute-string "RSPAN"))
>	n-columns-spanned: (string->number (attribute-string "CSPAN"))
>	(process-children-trim)
>   )
>but then we come to borders. we tag these as elements within the cell,
>so a cell with a bottom border would look like eg:
> <c><bottom-border>63</c>
>so what i want is something like
> cell-after-row-border: (process-matching-children "bottom-border"))
> (element bottom-border  (make table-border border-present?: #t))
>but this doesnt er um gel. I am floundering here seeing to express
>what I want. Any suggestions? 

Try something like:

(not (node-list-empty? (select-elements (children (current-node))

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