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Inside XML by Steven Holzner

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XSL Formatting Objects

Here's an overview of the 56 formatting objects that exist as of this writing—we'll see a good number of them in action in this chapter.

ObjectDescription
bidi-overrideOverrides the default Unicode-bidirectionality algorithm direction in mixed-language documents.
blockCreates a display block, often used for formatting paragraphs, titles, headlines, figure and table captions, and so on.
block-containerGenerates a block-level reference area.
characterRepresents a character that is associated with a glyph for display.
color-profileDeclares a color profile for a style sheet.
conditional-page-master-referenceSpecifies a page master to be used when the given conditions are met.
declarationsGroups global declarations for a style sheet. ...

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