## Name

\$v:nominal-page-width — The nominal page width.

Variable:
{http://docbook.org/ns/docbook/variables}nominal-page-width
Defined in:
modules/variable.xsl
Used in:
modules/tablecals.xsl

## Synopsis

``\$v:nominal-page-width`` := `f:parse-length(\$nominal-page-width)`

## Description

To calculate the width of the columns in some complex CALS tables, the stylesheets need to know the page width. The `\$nominal-page-width` is used for this value. It is generally the value of `\$nominal-page-width` parsed as a length (see Section 4.2, Lengths and units).