Running Antenna House Formatter from Ant is simple using the example build file provided as part of PDF5-ML plugin for DITA. The file can be found on github: https://github.com/AntennaHouse/pdf5-ml/blob/master/com.antennahouse.pdf5.ml/build_ahf.xml . It is a comprehensive Ant build file that you can either copy and modify or import into the main build file for your own project.
Download: Sample Files Drag-and-drop Formatting When using the AH Formatter GUI, you can drag a file or a combination of files onto the WYSIWYG window and have them formatted automatically. This tutorial uses AH Formatter GUI plus Windows Explorer as shown in the following figure: Single files The simplest and most straightforward way to do […]
AH Formatter implements a combination of FOs and properties from XSL 1.1 plus Antenna House extensions that allow you to use the accessibility features of PDF in the output from AH Formatter. “PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.0” is a W3C Working Group Note (http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20-TECHS/pdf) that describes PDF-specific techniques for meeting “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0” […]
The easiest way to achieve this is with an invisible and inactive button. <axf:form-field field-type=”button” field-name=”tooltip1″ field-description=”Paragraph 1. This is the location for the tool tip text. Test.” width=”160mm” height=”20mm” background-color=”#ffffff” field-button-face-down=”” > Just omit the submit action and add the tool tip text to the field-description. You can then place this using an absolutely […]
AH Formatter supports MathML 3.0 but on Linux ships with a minimal font-config.xml file, so if you are formatting non-trivial MathML on Linux, then you’ll probably need to add some mathematical fonts to your font-config.xml. If counts as trivial because you could do it with “ordinary” fonts, then non-trivial would include anything requiring “stretchy” characters, […]
Antenna House does not offer a digital signature module, but recommend that customers look at some of the open source programs available that have similar functionality and can be used to add signatures to the Formatter generated PDFs. JSignPdf (http://jsignpdf.sourceforge.net/), for example, is very easy to use and is cross-platform as well. There’s also a […]