Introduction of Area Model
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on XSL-FO area model. Topics include introduction of area model, area geometrical properties, inline stacking, block stacking, etc.
What Is XSL Area Model?
What Is an Area?
Inline Stacking and Block Stacking
- An area is a rectangular area with formatting properties
on the presentation medium that represents a unit of formatted information.
- An area has 4 geometrical layers: Content, Padding, Border and Spacing.
- Inline Stacking is a process of stacking formatted information areas
inline-wise to form a new area like a line.
- Block Stacking is a process of stacking formatted information areas
block-wise to form a new area like a page.
Table of Contents
About This XSL-FO Tutorial Book
Introduction of XSL-FO
Apache™ FOP (Formatting Objects Processor)
RenderX XEP as an XSL-FO Tool
►Introduction of Area Model
XSL-FO Document Basics and Examples
Page Layout Masters
Block-Level Formatting Objects
Inline-Level Formatting Objects
Including Graphics in XSL-FO document
Table of Rows and Columns
List, Item, Label, and Body
Floating Blocks - "float" and "footnote"
Hyperlinks, Table of Contents and Indexes
Headers and Footers using "static-content"
Font Attributes and Font Families
Apache FOP Font Configurations
RenderX XEP Font Configurations
PDF Printing Version