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Last updated: Mar 18, 2014

Sample Files of Formatting Objects

The following sample files in the table are all available for formatting and printing by our XSL Formatter. PDF files formatted by XSL Formatter are also available here.

Page Sequence

In this sample of page sequence, cover page, Table of Contents and body pages are specified by using fo:page-sequence. FO Sample
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It is possible to output PDF in multi separate volume per fo:page-sequence when outputting the formatted result. FO Sample
PDF1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Page Geometry

There are five regions in one page. This is a sample that shows each region in a page. FO Sample
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This is a sample that specified writing-mode="tb-rl" for fo:region-start and fo:region-end. FO Sample
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This sample shows auto-switching of layout on odd pages and even pages. It is useful when you want to make different contents between right-hand pages and left-hand pages. FO Sample
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This shows an example of footnote setting. A footnote is usually placed at the bottom of the page that contains a reference to it. FO Sample
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This sample shows the footnote area, the before float area, the start float area, and the end float area. FO Sample
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This shows an arramgement of footnote stacking. Footnotes can be arranged in the inline or block progression direction. FO Sample
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This shows an arramgement of footnote on the side. Footnotes can be arranged on the right or left side on odd pages and even pages. (these notes are called sidenotes). FO Sample
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This shows suppressing of duplicated footnotes . When the same footnote is assigned to two or more places in the same page, the display of duplicaited footnotes on the same footnote region can be deterred. FO Sample
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This is a sample of columns. FO Sample
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Border of fo:region. When a border is specified for fo:region-xxx, XSL Formatter outputs them. FO Sample
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Block Properties

This shows an example of the radii of box corners and box shadows specified to the border. FO Sample
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It is possible to draw border lines around the objects. This is a sample that shows the line style and line weight. FO Sample
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This shows an example of text alignment in the block. left justified, right justified, or centered. FO Sample
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The space between blocks can be set flexibly. FO Sample
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You can create the optional space around the text inside the block. FO Sample
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This is a sample of line-height setting. FO Sample
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This is a sample of letter-spacing setting. FO Sample
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This is a sample of keeps and brakes setting. FO Sample
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This is a sample of keep-together setting. FO Sample
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Character Properties

Many kind of character properties can be specified.

This shows the orientation of glyphs relative to the path direction specified by the writing-mode. FO Sample
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This is a sample of font-size setting. FO Sample
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Here we introduce the functions of modifying characters, such as border, italic, underline and background color. FO Sample
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This is a sample of font-stretch setting. FO Sample
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Computer program list is able to format specifying monospace font with white space preserve. FO Sample
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This is a sample of text transform setting. FO Sample
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Line Number, Page Number and Marker

This is a sample of line numbering placed in the line area. FO Sample
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Line numbers can also be placed to the text in vertical mode. FO Sample
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Line numbers can also be placed to the text in vertical mode. There is an incompatibility in the specification of the from-page-master-region() function between XSL1.0 and XSL1.1. FO Sample
This is a sample of table of contents that use fo:page-number-citation. FO Sample
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The format of page number may be specified using "format" property for fo:page-number. FO Sample
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This is a sample of creating thumb index. As dictionary headers show the first and last word defined on the page, you can create thumb index on the side of the page. FO Sample
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Graphics

Graphics are able to be specified by using fo:external-graphic or fo:instream-foreign-object.

This shows a formatting example of major graphics formats. FO Sample
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This shows a formatting example of EPS embedding. Preview image of EPS is embedded into a page on Windows display, a page printed via normal Windows printer driver and a PDF file generated by XSL Formatter. On Windows version can insert the Postscript program in EPS into a page printed by Postscript printer driver, and into PDF generated by Acrobat Distiller. XSL Formatter supports preview imageless EPS. FO Sample
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Possible to specify one page of a existent PDF file, the page is treated like a graphics and embedded within a new PDF. FO Sample
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It is possible to embed EPS code directly in FO. Please remark that it only works with Adobe Acrobat Distiller. FO Sample
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SVG

Possible to output SVG by option which compliant to W3C Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 specification. FO Sample
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XSL Formatter has built-in SVG support, it embeds vector drawing information into PDF. Now, it creates high quality PDF same as those created by Acrobat Distiller. FO Sample
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This is a watermark that uses SVG graphics. FO Sample
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MathML Equations

Mathematical equations which are marked up by MathML may be embedded as inline objects and block objects. FO Sample
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Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publications are now possible with MathML + XSL-FO. FO Sample
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Block Container and Inline Container

You can specify writing mode, absolute position and many other properties for fo:block-container and fo:inline-container.

Column setting within the block container is available. This shows the blocks which have different column numbers and gap sizes. FO Sample
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You can specify the absolute position and width of the block where the text is aligned. You can format as you wish. FO Sample
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This is a sample that specified various positions and the sizes of fo:block-container. FO Sample
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This is a sample of writing mode 'tb-rl'.
Note: This is Japanese vertical writing text.
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In a block-container for which the size is specified, you can specify the treatment of content when it overflows. FO Sample
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By using fo:inline-container, you can specify ruby presentation at the top of main text strings. FO Sample
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Table and List

This sample shows Diagonal borders drawn in an area of the cell, etc. FO Sample
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This is a sample of column-width setting in a table. FO Sample
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These are samples of column span and low span settings in the table. The function is a requirement for making better-looking tables. FO Sample
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It is possible to set border and padding for table cell. FO Sample
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Text in a table can be set to the upper side, or to the lower side. FO Sample
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This is a sample of the balance sheet that uses the table with various settings. FO Sample
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The content of the table is made to adjust right side, left side, the center, inside, and outside. FO Sample
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The text in the table cell can be arranged by using text-align="string". FO Sample
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You can specify repeat of header and footer in the table. FO Sample
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You can prohibit a page break in the table row. FO Sample
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This is a sample of rotated table. FO Sample
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List item label can contain any kind of strings. FO Sample
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Automated PDF Generation

PDF links can be generated automatically specifying fo:basic-link. Internal link is generated from an internal-destination property and external link is generated from an external-destination property. FO Sample
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XSL Formatter generates bookmarks automatically by adding the axf:outline-level property and the axf:outline-title property to the objects of which you want to create bookmarks. FO Sample
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The axf:outline-group groups bookmark items of PDF, and outputs them collectively. FO Sample
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XSL Formatter generates document information for PDF automatically by adding the axf:document-info extension element. FO Sample
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Floats

XSL Formatter supports fo:float completely. By using fo:float, the complex layout of technical manuals will be possible.

This shows side float with float="start", float="end" and float="start" with indent of block text. FO Sample
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This shows graphics are side-floated in the indent of text flow. FO Sample
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This sample shows the application of side-float to run English parallel with Japanese. FO Sample
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This is an example of fo:float elements with the float property that has a value "outside" or "inside". FO Sample
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By using fo:float, it will be possible to simulate a dropcap and a complicated table layout. FO Sample
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Revision Bar and Column Rule, etc.

The amount of space before and after the punctuation can be adjusted in European Typography. FO Sample
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Printer marks can now be output. FO Sample
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XSL Formatter provides extension properties to layout revision bars in the part of document. These properties are placed as any formatting objects. FO Sample
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This is an example of revision bar placed at start-edge on odd pages, at end-edge on even pages. FO Sample
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This is an example of revision bar placed at end-edge on odd pages, at start-edge on even pages. FO Sample
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This is an example of a column rule in a column gap. FO Sample
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This is an example of footnotes in multi-columned page using axf:footnote-position extension property. FO Sample
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Color

Gray Scale and the CMYK color can be output to PDF.

This is a sample that set the Gray Scale. FO Sample
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This is a sample that set the CMYK color. FO Sample
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A background color is set to the page. FO Sample
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Miscellaneous Functions

This sample shows a layout using miscellaneous functions. FO Sample
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