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[Axiom-developer] Re: latexwiki update

From: Bob McElrath
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Re: latexwiki update
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:42:00 -0800
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Page, Bill address@hidden wrote:
> Bob,
> > 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

No... compare this plone wiki:

And yours:

"inside plone" means the plone titlebar, search field, login button, and
all that.  Here is what it should look like, with a wiki page in the
middle obviously:

I don't know what you've done but it does not appear to be using plone.
"view source" on the ubuntu page and see the 10 or so .css files linked
in <head>.  Your page has none of that.

> 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. 

No, the pages look very different due to the interface added by plone.
e.g. here is latexwiki in 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.

It's more than a matter of finding the css, the plone page template is
not being used at all, and zwiki's is being used instead
(even when you hit the plone link to change skins).

> 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.

I noticed that.  Did you install dviping?  I was bouncing back and forth
between dvipng, gs, and using alpha-channel or not, because it affected
my new image alignment code.

This is the reason 0.38 isn't out yet.  I've spent SO much time tweaking
the image rendering...this is getting tiresome.  I've got to stop doing
that because it's making me not want to look at latexwiki.

Bob McElrath [Univ. of California at Davis, Department of Physics]

    "Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks 
    without knowledge, of things without parallel." -- Ambrose Bierce

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