(dsssl) paragraph breaks in table cells

Subject: (dsssl) paragraph breaks in table cells
From: curt brune <curt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 09:41:35 -0800
Pardon my frequent questions, but dsssl is new to me. I'm having
trouble getting paragraphs breaks between paragraphs in a table-cell.

For instance I want a cell that has two paragraphs in it, like:

	| Paragraph1			|
	|				|
	| Paragraph2			|

What ever I try, however, the paragraphs (short 2 word phrases) come
out on the same line, like:

	| Paragraph1 Paragraph2		|

The construction I'm using looks like:

	(make table-cell
	  (make sequence
	    (make paragraph
	      (literal "Paragraph1"))
	    (make paragraph
	      (literal "Paragraph2")))

BTW this is with the TEX backend.  Are my paragraphs not coming out as
display object, but as inline objects?  If so how do I force the paragraphs
to be display objects?

If I make the two paragraphs outside of the table-cell they are seperated

I **really** appreciate everyone's help -- I have been scouring the archives
looking for the same questions.  The most relevant comment is "the tex
backend is broke for tables".  I hope that's not really the case. In the
end I do not care so much about TEX, but I care about having PDF -- using
TEX seems "how you get there from here" for docbook --> PDF formatting.



Curt Brune       
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
GLAST -- Flight Software Group

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