The author of this book is available for helping with DocBook or other XML publishing projects. Installing FOP · Using FOP · Using other XSL-FO processors. Docbook is easy to learn, easy to write, and does things other text To output to PDF, tell FOP to register your fonts with your file. And since my entire DocBook chain was built from open source, I had to use Apache FOP. Apache FOP has a long history. For some reason, it.
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Docnook the refactored version has been released, with the first stable version 0. Some products provide a command line interface or convenience script. For some reason, it seems impossible to ever arrive at a version 1. Replace any version strings in the example below with the actual version numbers on the files in your FOP distribution.
FOP has built-in support for some graphics formats, but some popular formats such as PNG are not supported natively. Provides the support library docbok SVG graphics.
The lib directory has other. If you are using Antenna House’s product, then set the axf.
See the a2x 1 man page for more details. It is used internally by FOP. The stylesheets are used in fkp with an XML parser such as xsltproc 1.
From DocBook to PDF using Apache FOP
Apache FOP has a long history. Introduction How this book is organized Online resources for finding solutions to problems Chapter 2. Not all extension functions in each product are used by the DocBook stylesheets. This example generates an asciidoc. This should be enough to make the plugin aware of the existence of this font, and to have a way resolve its name to the required meta data. This XML file is the one you want to edit if you want to change the output strings used for creation of the PDF document.
Here is a quick description of some of the features:. However, just generating the files is not going to make a huge difference. You probably want the binary version rather than the source version. Last weekend I realized that — although the Maven Docbkx Plugin supports something like that — it is probably one of its best kept secrets.
Converting DocBook to other file formats. The version numbers shown here may differ from the ones in your distribution. It may be that your system is not allocating enough memory to the Java Virtual Machine. After playing fore the most part of the day with DocBook and various utilities I decided to write it down for future reference.
This example is run on MS Windows from a Cygwin shell prompt:. I am using the directory structure he created as well as sample files, with little modifications.
Since the Apache FOP will probably complain about hyphenation, grab the hyphenation patterns and copy the jar file fop-hyph.
DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide
If the DocBook lang attribute is set then things like table of contents, figure and table captions and admonition captions will be output in the specified fopp setting the AsciiDoc lang attribute sets the DocBook lang attribute.
Since I do not like to repeat myself I wanted a system that is capable of generating documentation in variety of formats, PDF being the most important one. Printed output options Page layout Paper size Finished page size Left and right margins Top and bottom margins Indenting body text Landscape documents Double sided Multi-column Double spacing Typography Body and title font families Font sizes Using renderas to style section titles Chapter and section numbering Depth of section numbering Numbering book parts Page breaking Keep-together processing instruction Soft page breaks Hard page breaks PDF bookmarks Extra blank lines Cross reference page numbers Docbook icon graphics Admonition graphics Callout icons Printing doxbook chapter Crop marks Part III.
This produces a more usable index. That message comes from a template named root. In order to reap the benefits from these metrics files, you will need to tell the Maven Docbkx Plugin what to do with it.
Languages, characters and encoding Document encoding Output encoding Saxon output character representation Special characters Special characters in output Space characters Missing characters Language support Using the lang attribute Using language parameters Language codes Extending the set of languages Text direction Chapter Toolchain processing performs link and document validity checks.
Sometimes it is a project requirement foo more often than that it is just more efficient having a document to which you can refer users to and stop waisting you precious time explaining the fundamentals of content management systems to novice users instead of actually doing what you are payed for.
Accented characters are replaced with hashes if you do not use a font that supports multi-byte characters. Use the stylesheet parameter fop1. The examples that follow are executed from the distribution documentation. The versions I used at Sun unfortunately never supported the keep-with-next poperty, which resulted in weird page-endings, that I then had to manually fix. DocBook is the first thing that came to mind, rop as it is usually the case the things are not so simple as they should be.
The sourceDirectory parameter is pointing to a directory containing the. Take a look ad DocBook samples he provides. Getting the tools working.
DocBook toolchains can also optionally generate separate chunked linked HTML pages for each document section. Glossaries Glossary formatting Glossary formatting in print Linking docbopk a glossary entry What about link and xref?