How do I create a FOP PDF?
To produce a PDF file from a XML file, first step is that we need an XSLT stylesheet that converts the XML to XSL-FO. Created XSL-FO file is also an XML file which contains formatted objects. The second step will be done by FOP when it reads the generated XSL-FO document and formats it to a PDF document.
How does Apache FOP work?
Apache™ FOP (Formatting Objects Processor) is a print formatter driven by XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO) and an output independent formatter. It is a Java application that reads a formatting object (FO) tree and renders the resulting pages to a specified output.
How do I download Apache FOP?
Here is how you can download and install Apache™ FOP 2.5 on a Windows system:
- Go to Apache™ FOP home page at https://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/.
- Click “Download” in the left menu.
- Click “FOP Distribution mirror” in the “Binary Download” section.
- Click the suggested mirror site.
- Click “binaries/” folder.
What is FOP jar?
Formatting Objects Processor (FOP, also known as Apache FOP) is a Java application that converts XSL Formatting Objects (XSL-FO) files to PDF or other printable formats. FOP was originally developed by James Tauber who donated it to the Apache Software Foundation in 1999. It is part of the Apache XML Graphics project.
What is FOP Linux?
The FOP (Formatting Objects Processor) package contains a print formatter driven by XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO). It is a Java application that reads a formatting object tree and renders the resulting pages to a specified output.
What is FopFactory?
java.lang.Object org.apache.fop.apps.FopFactory public class FopFactory extends java.lang.Object. Factory class which instantiates new Fop and FOUserAgent instances. This class also holds environmental information and configuration used by FOP.
What is XML FO?
XSL-FO (XSL Formatting Objects) is a markup language for XML document formatting that is most often used to generate PDF files. XSL-FO is part of XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language), a set of W3C technologies designed for the transformation and formatting of XML data.
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