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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Planning for XSL-FO

    1. XML and Document Processing

    2. Choosing Your Print Production Approach

    3. Choosing Tools

    4. The Future for XSL-FO

  2. Chapter 2 A First Look at XSL-FO

    1. An XSL-FO Overview

    2. Related Stylesheet Specifications

    3. Using XSL-FO as Part of XSL

    4. Shorthand, Short Form, and Inheritance

  3. Chapter 3 Pagination

    1. Document Classes

    2. The Main Parts of an XSL-FO Document

    3. Simple Page Master

    4. Complex Pagination

    5. Page Sequences

  4. Chapter 4 Areas

    1. Informal Definition of an Area

    2. Area Types

    3. Components of an Area

    4. Reference Areas

    5. Area Positioning

  5. Chapter 5 Blocks

    1. Block Basics

    2. Blocks for Special Purposes

    3. Decorating Blocks

    4. Lists

    5. Tables

    6. Additional Material

  6. Chapter 6 Inline Elements

    1. Content

    2. Inline Styling

    3. Other Uses

  7. Chapter 7 Graphics and Color

    1. Graphics

    2. Basic Color Usage

    3. Color Specification

    4. Color Profiles

    5. Applicability

  8. Chapter 8 Styling at the Character Level

    1. General Character Properties

    2. Fonts

  9. Chapter 9 Cross-Document Links

    1. Cross-Document Links

    2. Indexing and Tables of Contents

    3. Running Headers

  10. Chapter 10 Putting It All Together

    1. Outline

  11. Chapter 11 Stylesheet Organization

    1. Classes of Stylesheets

    2. Page Layout

    3. Main Flows

    4. Inclusion and Importing

  1. Appendix A How Do I Do That?

  2. Appendix B Finding Your Way Around the Specification

    1. Overview

    2. index.html

    3. Section 1

    4. Section 2

    5. Section 3

    6. Section 4

    7. Section 5

    8. Section 6

    9. Section 7

    10. Section 8

    11. Appendix A

    12. Appendix B

    13. Appendix C

    14. Appendix D

    15. Appendix E

    16. Appendix F

    17. Appendix G

  3. Appendix C Today's Tools

    1. RenderX XEP Formatter

    2. Antenna House Formatter

    3. FOP Formatter

    4. PassiveTEX Formatter

    5. Unicorn Formatting Objects Formatter

    6. Formatting Objects Authoring Tool

    7. Render Engine from XML/XSL to PDF

    8. jfor, Java XSL-FO to RTF converter

    9. XMLmind FO Converter

    10. XSLfast

    11. Epic Editor V4.2

    12. IBM XSL Formatting Objects Composer (XFC)

    13. Summary

  4. Appendix D Objects, Properties, and Compliance Levels

    1. Basic, Extended or Complete?

    2. Property Summary

  5. Appendix E Inheritance Characteristics

    1. Font-, Character-, and Spacing-Related Properties

  6. Appendix F Examples for Chapter 10

  7. Appendix G Elements and Valid Properties

    1. XSL-FO Elements and Their Properties

    2. Properties and the Elements to Which They Apply

  8. Appendix H GNU Free DocumentationLicense (GFDL)

    1. Preamble

    2. Applicability and Definitions

    3. Verbatim Copying

    4. Copying in Quantity

    5. Modifications

    6. Combining Documents

    7. Collections of Documents

    8. Aggregation with Independent Works

    9. Translation

    10. Termination

    11. Future Revisions of This License

    12. Addendum: How to Use This License for Your Documents

  9. Glossary

  10. Colophon