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From Clay Leeds <cle...@medata.com>
Subject Re: one-page flyer multiple output formats esp. RTF
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2004 04:39:34 GMT
On Nov 6, 2004, at 2:53 PM, Ross Gardler wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
>> David Crossley wrote:
>>> With the powers of Apache FOP at the heart of Forrest
>>> we should be able to output RTF shouldn't we?
>> I have a need for this at Burrokeet. I'll build a plugin - starting 
>> now.
>
> Good news and bad news:
>
> I just committed the initial plugin, it works for the minimal sample 
> (provided in fo), but not for our skin generated fo files. I've not 
> debugged this, and "match of the day" (English Premier league football 
> program) is on so I'm not going to try and debug it now.

I hope your team wins/won!

> All I have done to try and solve the problem is use the latest release 
> candidate jfor library (same problem existed with version 0.7.1, which 
> is what the Cocoon jfor block uses.
>
> It's in SVN now so anyone can have a go at it whilst I watch football 
> and sleep, I'll look again when I can.
>
> Note that there is a little installation work needed (see README.txt 
> in the plugin).

Good on you, mate! I have yet to try and make jfor work with FOP yet (I 
know I know!). I'm intrigued by the prospect of being able to have RTF 
as a possible output format. Thanks!

Web Maestro Clay
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