Here is a list of the major changes since the Second Edition of DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide. The Third Edition covers version 1.68 of the DocBook XSL stylesheets and version 4.4 of the DocBook XML DTD.
Added coverage of stylesheet features added since version 1.62.
Updated the tools setup sections to the latest versions of the processors. See Chapter 3, Getting the tools working.
Added a chapter on lists. See Chapter 20, Lists.
Expanded coverage of the onechunk stylesheet for HTML output. See the section “Single file options with onechunk”.
Updated the indexing chapter to provide more information on formatting indexes, generating specialized topic indexes, and internationalized indexes. See Chapter 18, Indexes.
Added more information on customizing admonitions. See the section “Customizing admonitions”.
Updated the olink chapter to cover the new customization features, PDF olinks, and language fallback. See Chapter 23, Olinking between documents.
Updated the XInclude information for the latest processors and standards. See Chapter 22, Modular DocBook files.
Added coverage of HTML table markup. See the section “ HTML table elements”.
Added sections on controlling page breaks in print output. See the section “Page breaking”.
Provided more systematic coverage of processing instructions. See the section “Processing instructions”.
Expanded coverage of customizing print headers and footers. See the section “Running headers and footers”.
Added section on Eclipse Help. See the section “Eclipse Platform help system”.
Expanded the section on HTML Help to provide complete information. See the section “HTML Help”.
Covered more features and extensions of XSL-FO processors such as RenderX's XEP and Antenna House's XSL Formatter. Removed most coverage of PassiveTeX.
Added more examples of stylesheet customizations throughout.
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