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[Axiom-developer] RE: latexwiki update

From: Page, Bill
Subject: [Axiom-developer] RE: latexwiki update
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 16:56:34 -0500


On Wednesday, February 23, 2005 11:20 PM you wrote:

>Bill Page address@hidden wrote:
>> About image alignment. When I create a standalone LatexWiki,
>> everything looks nice. When I use LatexWiki inside Plone with
>> Simon's "standard" skin the LaTeX generated images do not align
>> well with HTML generated characters. But if I log-in and click
>> the 'plone' then the alignment is good again. Compare
>>  (stand alone)
>> (standard skin in Plone)
>Yeah I noticed that earlier...
>> Do you have any ideas about the proper way to link the latexwiki.css
>> and related stuff into the 'standard' Zwiki Plone skin?
> If you use the Plone Quick Installer it runs my install method
> for plone, which creates a ploneCustom.css file that contains the
> necessary magic,

Yes I did that. ploneCustom.css only includes a link to latexwiki.css

> and your "plone" skin does not look like a plone page...and does
> not include the (several) plone css files, including ploneCustom.css.

That it is true. The "plone" skin is just what you sent me a few
weeks ago about what Simon set up on

On Tuesday, February 01, 2005 5:19 PM you wrote:

> Simon Michael set up a zwiki/plone skin switcher on
> (create an account and look in the preferences)
>I know you were interested in this Bill...

Unfortunately that page and several other things on the
site (even issuetracker) seems to be broken right now :( IOError ):
So I can't review exactly what I did.

As I understand it, it is supposed to look just like the standard
ZWiki (i.e. stand alone) skin except that the wiki page itself is
really located inside Plone. Since LatexWiki works as an extension
of the ZWiki stand alone standard skin (is that right?), I thought
that this might work for LatexWiki as well. And it almost does.
So far, all I can see that is different is the alignment of images.

As I recall, among other things the changes described by Simon
involved changing the skin search order. As you said ploneCustom.css
is not involved. Maybe the latexwiki.css has to be located somewhere
else than in the root of the Plone site folder? Maybe something in
the ZWiki "standard" skins have to refer to latexwiki.css?

Another weird thing that you might also have already noticed
is that images that are inlined via $...$ do not seem to be
transparent but \begin{equation} ... \end{equation} are
transparent. This seems to be a problem both on the plainwiki
as well as under plone.

Bill Page.

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