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From Ashish Kumar <ngels...@iitr.ernet.in>
Subject RE: does cocoon support css
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2003 17:33:30 GMT
hi there, 
           
i think u r confused between css & xsl. go to
www.w3schools.com/xsl/ & learn some basic concepts & diff. between
them... its time to first learn some basics!

ashish  

On Fri, 7 Nov 2003, Asim Raja wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> 
> Thank you for your useful comments and putting up with a newbie question.
> 
> Our requirement is that we have to do it programmatically. Feed a URL and
> get a PDF. I've looked into HTMLDoc (which is based on iText) but it doesn't
> support CSS files in its latest version.
> 
> Please correct me if I'm wrong but I think that unless style specified by
> the CSS are explicitly inserted by the developer in the Formatting Object
> document (Step 2 below), they will not be picked up by the XSL transformer.
> I would appreciate if anyone can confirm this. 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> (1) use an html generator to create XHTML from the html document(s)
> 
> (2) send this xhtml --> XSL Transformer to create the formatting objects 
> document
> 
> (3) use the pdf serializer to create the PDF
> ------------------------------
> 
> Regards,
> Asim Raja
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: McDonald, Bruce [mailto:Bruce.McDonald@bankofamerica.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 10:34 AM
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: RE: does cocoon support css
> 
> 
> Another way:  Download latest openoffice and it supports PDF printing
> directly.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: McDonald, Bruce 
> Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 10:32 AM
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: RE: does cocoon support css
> 
> 
> Not possible (AFAIK).  Cocoon generates a PDF from an XML document which is
> transformed using XSL:FO.  What you want to do is best accomplished using
> Adobe Acrobat Distiller or one of a number of open source projects.  I am
> able to "print" to a PDF file on my Linux (KDE) Desktop.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Asim Raja [mailto:ARaja@netnumina.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 10:21 AM
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: does cocoon support css
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm interested in using use Cocoon to convert an html page to a PDF file. I
> would like to feed the URL of the page and get the PDF. I would like to know
> if CSS used by the webpage would be supported by the HTMLGenerator and the
> PDF Serializer?
> 
> Thank you in advance for your help!
> 
> Asim Raja
> 
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