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Real World XML by Steven Holzner

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Creating Flows: fo:flow

Flow objects are called that because the text in them “flows” and is arranged to fit the page by the displaying software. The content of a page is handled with flow objects.

There are two kinds of flow objects: fo:static-content and fo:flow. A fo:static-content flow object holds content, such as the text that goes into headers and footers that are repeated on the pages of the page sequence. The fo:flow flow object, on the other hand, holds the text itself that makes up the content of the document. The following fo:flow object has a single property: flow-name.

I'll add a fo:flow object to ch14_02.xsl to handle the text content of ch14_01.xml. To make sure that the text content of ch14_01.xml is transformed into that flow, ...

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