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Re: xsl fo pdf fop - Not getting the expected dimensions

From: Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 16:27:18 +0200
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-Id: <20120525162717.DC55.60BA733C@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Hi Léa,

take a look at http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/faq.html#pdf-print-contortion

HTH
Jeremias Maerki


On 25.05.2012 12:33:26 Léa Massiot wrote:
> Hello and thank you for reading my post.
> 
> Below are the XSL stylesheet and the XML data files I am using.
> Given these two files and using "fop" (1.0) emebeded in a Java application I
> generate a resulting PDF document which basically consists of a 210mm x
> 297mm page containing a rectangle with the "Hello World" string inside.
> My problem is that, even though I am specifying I would like that rectangle
> to be 100mm x 200mm in the XML file (see below), I get a 94mm x 189mm area
> when I print the generated PDF document and measure it with a ruler.
> 
> Can you help me understand what's happening?
> 
> I was wondering if maybe some kind of "reset" (comparable to a CSS reset
> like *{padding: 0; margin: 0;}) might have to be done prior to working?
> 
> Thank you for helping.
> Best regards.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> XSL stylesheet
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>                               xmlns:fo="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Format">
>                               
>   <xsl:template match="quotation">
>     
>     <fo:root xmlns:fo="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Format">
>     
>       <fo:layout-master-set>
>         <fo:simple-page-master master-name = "simple_page_master" 
>                                page-height = "{@page_height}"
>                                page-width  = "{@page_width}"                                          
>                                >
>                                        
>           <fo:region-body />
>           
>         </fo:simple-page-master>
>       </fo:layout-master-set>
> 
>       <fo:page-sequence master-reference="simple_page_master">
>         <fo:flow flow-name="xsl-region-body">
>           <xsl:apply-templates select="area" />
>         </fo:flow>
>       </fo:page-sequence>
>     </fo:root>
>         
>   </xsl:template>
>   
>   <xsl:template match="area">
>   
>     <xsl:variable name="top">
>       <xsl:value-of select="top" />
>     </xsl:variable>
>         
>     <xsl:variable name="left">
>       <xsl:value-of select="left" />
>     </xsl:variable>
>         
>     <xsl:variable name="height">
>       <xsl:value-of select="height" />
>     </xsl:variable>
>         
>     <xsl:variable name="width">
>       <xsl:value-of select="width" />
>     </xsl:variable>
>     
>     <fo:block-container position = "absolute"
>               top      = "{$top}"
>               left     = "{$left}"
>               height   = "{$height}"
>               width    = "{$width}"
>               background-color = "DarkSlateGray">
>       
>       <fo:block>
>         <xsl:value-of select="content" />
>       </fo:block>            
> 
>       
>     </fo:block-container>
>   </xsl:template>
>   
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> 
> 
> XML data
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <quotation page_height='297mm' 
>            page_width='210mm'>
>   <area>
>       <top>0mm</top>
>       <left>0mm</left>
>       <height>200mm</height>
>       <width>100mm</width>
>       <content>Hello World</content>    
>   </area>
> </quotation>
> 
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