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[Gnumed-devel] converting .doc to pdf files

From: Richard Terry
Subject: [Gnumed-devel] converting .doc to pdf files
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 08:39:22 +1100
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If someone will point me to where on the web they are, I'll download adn 
convert to pdf and see how they come up. My local copy here may be different 
to what I eventually posted.


On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 06:41 am, Hilmar Berger wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 16:13:39 +0100 (MET)
> "Sebastian Hilbert" <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Documentation)
> > Is there a documentation team I am not aware of ?
> Well, until some time ago I at least tried to get all information into the
> developer and user manual. And all documentation that was send to me
> eventually found its way into one of the manuals. However, I didn't try to
> convert all available information (as for instance Richard's GUI specs) to
> SGML, since this is a rather work intensive task. Maybe one should edit the
> HTML files using a HTML editor instead of converting it to SGML, at least
> for the time being.
> As for the documentation of the source code (developer manual), I would
> suggest using epydoc, which I tested some time ago. It creates a structure
> similiar to javadoc and can be set to parse re-structured text, too. It is
> even able to create SGML output instead of HTML, but I couldn't get the
> SGML code working with the rest of the developer manual, so there might be
> investigation to be done. IMHO it is not necessary to incoporate this part
> of the documenation into one of the manuals right now, it could instead
> live in a temporary directory under client/doc/API.
> > Thilo suggested to convert some information into pdf-files. I think this
> > applies especially to Richard's GUI-files. Any takers ?
> Should be rather easy using the PDF-export option of OpenOffice. The only
> problem is the quality/resolution of the pictures in the PDF. Maybe we have
> to scale up the images before converting.
> Hilmar
> PS: I'm still busy finishing my thesis, so won't be able to do on GNUMED
> something right now.
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