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Re: [XSL-FO] Generating an invoice - problems

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  • Etwin van Krimpen
    Tamim, First read http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch18.html. for a basic description of xslfo. Second: take a look at the fop examples. I
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 8, 2001
      Tamim,

      First read http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch18.html.

      for a basic description of xslfo. Second: take a look at the fop examples. I
      believe they are in de Doc directory of fop.

      Regards, Etwin
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <elfinger@...>
      To: <XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 12:24 AM
      Subject: [XSL-FO] Generating an invoice - problems


      > First of all, since I'm totally new to this group, I would like to
      > say hello to everyone. I am trying to generate an XSL:FO document
      > that takes info from an XML file and generates an invoice in PDF
      > format. I am using FOP for the pdf generation. The problem I am
      > having is that I have no idea how to go about handling multiple
      > pages. The center part of the invoice which will have a table will
      > hold all the items listed. I want a new page to be created if there
      > are too many items. I have multiple problems:
      >
      > 1. Am very new at XSL and FO! (I'm actually a graphic designer)
      > 2. I don't know how to determine how to count the rows that will fit
      > in the items list on the invoice.
      > 3. Don't know how to have all the static elements repeated on the
      > next page, but the dynamic part (the list of items and prices)
      > continue on the next page.
      >
      > I would appreciate any help!! Thanks.
      >
      > Best Regards,
      >
      > Tamim Azizadah
      >
      > Twin Moons Anime
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    • elfinger@hotmail.com
      Thanks Etwin! I figured out what I was doing wrong and it was much easier than I had originally thought. Best Regards, Tamim Azizadah Twin Moons Anime
      Message 2 of 3 , Oct 8, 2001
        Thanks Etwin! I figured out what I was doing wrong and it was much
        easier than I had originally thought.

        Best Regards,

        Tamim Azizadah

        Twin Moons Anime
        Everything Robotech!
        http://www.tmpanime.com



        --- In XSL-FO@y..., "Etwin van Krimpen" <evkrimpen@a...> wrote:
        > Tamim,
        >
        > First read
        http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible2/chapters/ch18.html.
        >
        > for a basic description of xslfo. Second: take a look at the fop
        examples. I
        > believe they are in de Doc directory of fop.
        >
        > Regards, Etwin
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