Re: Rant: Giving up on XML

Subject: Re: Rant: Giving up on XML
From: "D. Michael McIntyre" <michael -dot- mcintyre -at- rosegardenmusic -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 20:29:48 -0500

On Tuesday 13 March 2007 7:48 pm, iFaqeer (SIA) wrote:
> am doing right now is exactly that: a quick-and-dirty Doxygen-to-PDF

> What you get is crude and has no prayer of looking like
> professional-quality doc with TOCs and Indices, etc. But for a
> quick-and-dirty to send into the field for those customers that MUST
> have PDF, it's a ... did I say "quick" often enough?... quick fix.

Have you tried HTMLDoc? I think there's a version for Windows. I've used
this on Linux to do a quick and dirty web-to-PDF conversion that yielded a
fairly decent fake book format. You get a TOC, but no index. It works best
if the HTML pages are formatted in a way that makes it easy for the program
to pull out the TOC, but I bet Doxygen output would fit that bill.

Let's try it...

Well, maybe not. The TOC it came up with for Rosegarden was pretty lame:

1 Rosegarden global design
1.1 1.4.0
1.2 Base
1.2.1 Music Structures
1.3 GUI
1.4 Sequencer

You might fare better with a better organized Doxyfile though.
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References:
Rant: Giving up on XML: From: siliconwriter
Re: Rant: Giving up on XML: From: iFaqeer (SIA)

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