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|By G. Ken Holman|
|Publisher||: Prentice Hall PTR|
|Pub Date||: March 21, 2003|
"Holman is my main source of information on XSL-FO...a life saver on projects where we print XML information."
W. Eliot Kimber, ISOGEN International
"For centuries, humanity has accessed information with proven page-oriented navigational tools and sophisticated formatting. Just printing Web pages won't do this job for your datayou need the power of XSL-FO. Join the thousands who have learned how from Ken Holman."
Charles F. Goldfarb
The definitive guide to state-of-the-art XML publishing with XSL-FO!
XSL-FO (XSL-Formatting Objects) enables enterprise applications to publish graphic-arts quality printed and electronic documents from any XML data store, no matter how large or complex. In Definitive XSL-FO , one of the world's leading XML experts shows how XSL-FO is revolutionizing document publishing. The book offers concise , authoritative , example-rich guidance on using the entire XSL-FO specification, including:
XSL-FO's objectives, semantics, and vocabulary
Key concepts, including layout-based versus content-based formatting, and formatting versus rendering
Area and page fundamentals: area models, block and inline basics, containers, page definition, and sequencing
Generic body constructs and tables
Static content and page geometry sequencing
Footnotes, floats, breaks, keeps, spacing, borders, and backgrounds
Interactive objects for dynamic displays
Supplemental publishing objects, including bidirectional Unicode scripts
Using XSLT with XSL-FOIncludes powerful quick reference tables for XSL-FO expressions, objects, and properties