XSL Formatting Objects Developer's Handbook

Doug Lovell

  • 出版商: Sams Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2002-11-11
  • 售價: $399
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 456
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0672322811
  • ISBN-13: 9780672322815

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XSL Formatting Objects Developer's Handbook is a syntactical reference and a guide for developing practical solutions using the complete XSL toolkit. In exploring the available tools and architectures, the book allows programmers to understand and apply XSL as practitioners. XSL-FO is a complex specification that provides a framework for describing detailed document formatting characteristics. A primary goal of XML is to separate the data from presentation. Unlike HTML documents, XML documents contain no information about how those documnets will appear when displayed. The XSL-FO specification provides a standardized way to build stylesheets that express document formatting in pure XML notation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. From Content to Presentation.
3. Tools and Implementations.
4. Hello XSL World.
5. Color, Fonts, and Rules.
6. Block and Inline.
7. White Space and Line Handling.
8. Page Styling.
9. Tables and Alignments.
10. Lists and Leaders.
11. Keeps, Breaks, and Columns.
12. Embedding Diagrams and Images.
13. Footnotes and Floats.
14. Dynamic Effects.
15. Going Global.
Appendix A. Basics of the XSL Transform.
Appendix B. A Concise Listing of Formatting Objects.
Appendix C. A Concise Listing of Properties.