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Re: Newbie .. XML to PDF .. but with ...

From: Oleg Tkachenko <olegt@multiconn.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 10:24:02 +0200
Message-ID: <3E5490A2.30606@multiconn.com>
To: Doris Ferrarese <DorisF@omecron.com>
CC: www-xsl-fo@w3.org

Doris Ferrarese wrote:

> I am looking for alternatives to facilitate converting into PDFs from XML.
> Requirements:
> . TOC and index needs to be generated
> . ability to create cross-references within pages.
> . ability to embed tables with text embedded in pdfs.
> . ability to embed graphics into pdfs.
> . ability to generate header and footer within pdf pages.
This can be done quite well and easily with XSL, that's what it was designed 
for actually.

> . ability to modify appearance of pdf via css would be nice.
PDF format doesn't support it by definition. But you can control PDF style 
during PDF generation using usual XSLT/XSL-FO mechanisms.

Oleg Tkachenko
Multiconn Technologies, Israel
Received on Thursday, 20 February 2003 03:22:54 UTC

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