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Thanks to Markus and Sebastian for their suggestions. I've been working with TEI for a little while, but am still a bit of a dunderhead when it comes to style sheets and rendering.

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On 1/13/12 10:48 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
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On 13 Jan 2012, at 15:39, Robert Whalen wrote:

Perhaps I'm missing something, but I see nothing there pertaining to vertical text--i.e., blocks of text running either top-to-bottom and right-to-left, or bottom-to-top and left-to-right (as in a paragraph or stanza turned on its side but surrounded by conventional/horizontal text).
you're right about top to bottom, I am puzzled by that. Maybe someone else can dive in and explain
how the W3C thinks that works.

but

"a paragraph or stanza turned on its side but surrounded by conventional/horizontal text"

might well be better covered by the new facilities in <sourceDoc>, and the rotate attribute
of <zone> (http://www.tei-c.org/release/doc/tei-p5-doc/en/html/ref-zone.html)

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