[sword-devel] Interlinear text
Peter von Kaehne
refdoc at gmx.net
Mon Apr 21 13:31:22 MST 2008
I think you are might be trying to re-invent the wheel here, DM.
Have a look at Ruby annotation. It is designed to do just this and I
think it requires less effort and improves on cutting+ pasting by
allowing you to take only one language stream.
I also believe it is easier for parallelising two variable modules. See
my example at
You need the firefox ruby extension and need to switch the basic style off.
Alternatively - and probably a bit more practically than distributing a
firefox extension, I guess the matter could be packed into a stylesheet
(which I gather the extension is at its heart)
I am not sure whether it is possible to stack 4 lines, but I presume so.
DM Smith wrote:
> A long time ago, I worked on creating interlinear text (inspired by
> Karl's work on GnomeSword) but could not quite get it working. I've
> revisited it because of the interest in a SWORD web interface for the
> So now it works on FireFox, IE and Safari.
> You can take a look at it here:
> In Him,
> DM Smith
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