The XSL-FO Formatting Objects

In XSLT documents, you use elements such as <xsl:stylesheet>, <xsl:output>, and so on:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 
<xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" 
    <xsl:output method="xml"/> 
    <xsl:template match="*"> 

An XSL-FO document is written in much the same way, but rather than use XSLT elements such as <xsl:stylesheet>, you use elements based on the XSL-FO formatting objects. There are 56 such formatting objects, such as the root object, which creates the root node of an XSL-FO document, or the block object, which creates a block region (a rectangular display area, much like the one an <H1>header creates in an HTML document). ...

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