[osis-users] Question about Commentary Osis

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Fri Jan 11 05:44:01 MST 2013

Hi Pola,

On 1/5/2013 10:27 AM, Pola Edward wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the reply,
> Actually I'm totally lost, After 2 days of reading and many trials, I
> can't get it right
> this is my main structure
>          <div annotateRef="Matt.1.1" annotateType="commentary"
> type="section">
>            <title canonical="true">This is a title, and supposed to be
> bold and underlined</title>
>            <p>
>              <lb />
>              <hi type="bold">blah</hi> blah blah <lb/> //Comment : I
> want to put an empty line but any number of <lb /> elements render only
> as one
>              <hi type="underline">blah</hi> blah blah <lb />
>            </p>
>          </div>
> All what i Need is to make titles (Bold and underlined) and want to
> separate paragraphs with empty lines

Titles in the above case should not be marked as canonical="true", since 
this is for titles that are part of canonical biblical text.

Styling can be assigned with the <hi> element, using the attributes 
identified here (as you have used in other cases 

So if you want a bold and underlined title text, you could do:
<title><hi type="bold"><hi type="underline">This is a 

To add an extra line between paragraphs, use markup such as:
<p>some paragraph text</p>
<p>some paragraph text for a second paragraph</p>

I'm not sure what would prevent a renderer from placing extra linebreaks 
between paragraphs with the above markup, but if you have troubles, 
please report which app rendering incorrectly.


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