[fpc-devel] New FCL docs (PDF) has formatting mistakes

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue May 4 11:11:05 CEST 2010

On Tue, 4 May 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Hi Michael,
>  ftp://ftp.freepascal.org/pub/fpc/dist/2.4.0/docs/
> The FCL documentation for the DB unit has some formatting mistakes (pdf
> version of docs). In the PDF document, some code examples do not wrap, and
> simply go of the edge of the page. This happens onscreen and when printed.
> I used Adobe Reader, Evince and XPDF to view them, so it's not a viewer issue.

And rightly so, it should not depend on the viewer. 
Otherwise we could dump the whole PDF format.

> Some pages that are affected: 207, 208, 210, 255 etc..

This will require some work: these are the automatically generated
definitions of the various structures.

Some lateral thinking will be needed to solve this one.


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