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Re: How to process xhtml form data into pdf document?

From: Werner Donné <werner.donne@re.be>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 10:23:33 +0100
Message-ID: <4549B915.4050109@re.be>
To: flexzor <michael.nielsen@capgemini.com>
Cc: www-xsl-fo@w3.org

Hi Michael,

You can first format the image in an ordinary block and then place
the text using absolute positioning (position, top, left, ...). Normally
the text would be on top of the image. Note however that this is
implementation defined. You can fix it with the z-index property,
but not in FOP.



flexzor wrote:
> Hi there
> Im new to FOP and I have been searching the web for hours now trying to find
> a solution the the following challenge:
> I have an XHTML file that consists of a scanned gif file and some html form
> fields that are positioned on the xhtml file using css where the positioning
> of of the fields are described. So if you open the xhtml file you can enter
> data directly.
> My challege is how to transform this into xsl:fo?? I have tried to make a
> block use the image gif as background and render text on top of it but no
> luck. Only the part of the image that has text on it is shown. What i need
> is the full form image to be shown and then render the html form data on top
> of it in the correct positions. 
> I have also tried to use the external-graphics tag to render the image but
> then I cant position data on top of it ;(.
> So:
> 1) Whats the best solution for rendering the full image and position data on
> top of it?
> 2) How to position data on top of the image file?
> Thanx in advance!
> See attached gif file to get an idea on my challenge.
> /Regards Michael
> http://www.nabble.com/file/3934/9110.gif 

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