Chapter 11. XSL-FO Documents: Text and Tables

In this book, you’ve seen XSLT transformations from XML to XML, to HTML, to XHTML, to RTF, to plain text, to JavaScript, and even to SQL-based databases. In this and the next chapter, you’re going to see a new transformation, the type that XSLT was created for: XML transformations to documents that use XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO documents).

This transformation was XSLT’s original job. As you know, XSLT grew from the XSL specification to make it easier to work with formatting objects. Here, you’ll see how to use XSLT to transform XML documents into those that use formatting objects. Note that ...

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