Re: PCGen Output Sheets
- See the documentation on the Output Sheet tokens for details on how
white space is processed (docs come with PCGen, see the ? symbol in
the RHC of the screen) - K
> I've been having trouble with the output sheets and I'm wondering if
> there is something I can do about it.
> Basically, the problem is related to the "Notes" entries on
> the "Description" tab. There are various entries for description,
> magic items, assets, bio and so forth. My problem is that they never
> seem to come out legibly on the character sheets.
> When using the HTML sheets, there is the problem that web browsers by
> design strip out things like extra spaces. I don't actually expect
> to be able to change this since that's just the way web browsers and
> html work. I've found that inserting HTML tags will allow me to
> format the text but at the cost of making it hard to read when
> actually editing the sheet.
> When using the PDF sheets, it also seems to strip out anything extra
> like carriage returns, extra spaces and so forth. No matter what I
> put in, I get a "wall of text" like a list post from someone who
> never bothers to use paragraphs or anything else. Paragraphs and
> spacing are not preserved at all. It's as if it's using HTML to
> format the text before it outputs it to PDF.
> Is there a way for me to modify the output sheets themselves to
> address the problem or is this just something I have to live with?
> I've experienced this with both the sheets in the stable 5.10.2
> release and the 5.xx beta releases I've downloaded over the last few
> months (I had a couple different ones sitting around so I tried them