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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: PNG's in PDF
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2002 10:10:08 GMT
Keiron Liddle wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-11-09 at 21:24, Ross Gardler wrote:
>>Quite some time ago I knocked together the FO xsl stylesheets. However, 
>>I was unable to get images to work due to problems in FOP with 
>>filepaths. I am now revisiting thes stylesheets as I need images.
>>In looking for a solution I (naturally) found myself at the FOP site, 
>>and to my surprise found that their PDF's show images (for example, 
>>I've looked in their CVS and they don't appear to be using a custom skin 
>>and there are no tricks (that I can see) in the sitemap. So how do they 
>>do it? A possible hint is own their home page which states "The PDF 
>>files on this site are created using current CVS."
> It does use current fop cvs, but there is a patch to cocoon that is "on
> my hard drive" (TM). I am thinking about where to put it (I am open to
> bribes to make me think faster).

Well, right now, the only bribe I can make is my unending gratitude and 
acknowledgements of Forrest/Cocoon/FOP in my soon to be published PhD 

After that's complete I'll find you and buy you a very large beer, or 
beverage of your choice (oh yeah, and I'll find more time to actually 
contribute to these projects rather than make demands on the developers)


> It doesn't work on the command line, I'm not sure what the problem is,
> something to do with cocoon I think.
> You will need Jimi to get png's to work.
> There is also a patch to forrest to get the bookmarks and some other
> minor improvements when using fop cvs.
> Keiron

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