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Real World XML by Steven Holzner

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The 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:

  • bidi-override— Overrides the default Unicode bidirectionality algorithm direction in mixed-language documents.

  • block— Creates a display block. Often used for formatting paragraphs, titles, headlines, figure and table captions, and so on.

  • block-container— Generates a block-level reference area.

  • character— Represents a character that is associated with a glyph for display.

  • color-profile— Declares a color profile for a stylesheet.

  • conditional-page-master-reference— Specifies a page master to be used when the given conditions are met.

  • declarations— Groups global declarations for a stylesheet. ...

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