XMLmind XSL-FO Converter - User's Guide

Jean-Yves Belmonte

Hussein Shafie

XMLmind Software

35 rue Louis Leblanc,
78120 Rambouillet,
France,
Phone: +33 (0)9 52 80 80 37,
Web: www.xmlmind.com/foconverter
Email: 

October 23, 2017


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Installing XMLmind XSL-FO Converter
1. System requirements
2. Installation
3. Contents of the installation directory
3. Command-line executables
4. Integrating XMLmind XSL-FO Converter in your application
1. Compiling and running the code samples
2. Converting an XSL-FO file to RTF
3. Converting an XML document to RTF
4. Implementing a custom IGraphicFactory and registering it with XMLmind XSL-FO Converter
5. Support of the XSL-FO v1.0 standard
1. Features
2. Limitations
3. Conformance statement
4. Implementation specificities
4.1. Page references
4.1.1. RTF/WML/OOXML
4.1.2. OpenDocument
4.2. Lists
4.2.1. The xfc:label-format extension attribute
4.3. Leaders
4.4. Other extension attributes
4.4.1. The xfc:outline-level extension attribute
4.5. Using fo:block-container to rotate the content of a table cell
4.6. Adding language information to the files created by XFC
4.7. Special characters
4.8. Special support for East Asian fonts
4.9. Multiple page layouts
4.10. Adding a watermark to the generated document
4.11. Expressions
6. XSL-FO extension for generating named styles
1. Why generate named styles?
2. How it works
2.1. Putting named styles to work
2.2. The effect of the xfc:user-style extension attribute on an XSL-FO element
3. Style reference
3.1. The styles element
3.2. The text-style element
3.3. The paragraph-style element
3.4. The numbering element
3.5. The xfc:user-style extension attribute
4. A comprehensive example
5. Adding named styles support to an existing XSLT stylesheet
6. Troubleshooting
7. XSL-FO extension for Office Open XML
1. Introductory example
2. How it works
2.1. Text field example
2.2. Drop-down list example
2.3. Specifying a Custom XML Data template
2.4. Extracting the Custom XML Data part
3. Reference Material
3.1. Generic attributes
3.2. sdt:text-field
3.3. sdt:drop-down-list
3.4. sdt:list-entry
3.5. sdt:combo-box
3.6. sdt:date
3.7. sdt:picture
3.8. sdt:image-data
3.9. sdt:configuration

List of Figures

6.1. The style editor of MS-Word 2007
7.1. Text field (initial display)
7.2. Text field (selected)
7.3. Text field (filled)
7.4. Drop-down list (initial display)
7.5. Drop-down list (selecting an entry)
7.6. Text field
7.7. Drop-down list
7.8. Date
7.9. Picture