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edwardwoodward

Reply to: Cannot Generate PDF in XMetaL8 that I Could Generate in XMetaL6

Well, I will make something clear too. That error message, what you posted on the first message clearly states, that the error comes from the xsl-file, which makes fo.

Thank you. So the question now is, what has changed between V6 and V8? One or more of the xsl files? Or the way XMetal (or just the PDF engine) handles the fo?

I went through the ditamap, deleting chunks and attempting to recompile. Eventually I found that a single topic was causing the problem. This is a glossary topic (with 2 glossentry elements) in the backmatter. When this is removed, the rest compiles. The topic itself is valid in V8. Does anyone have any idea why this would happen?

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