Kanos The distribution comes as a compressed zip file with everything you need. Printed output options Page layout Paper size Finished page size Left and right margins Top and bottom margins Indenting body text Landscape documents Double sided Multi-column Double spacing Typography Body and title font families Font sizes Using renderas to style section titles Chapter and section numbering Depth of section numbering Numbering book parts Page breaking Keep-together processing instruction Soft page breaks Hard page breaks PDF bookmarks Extra blank lines Cross reference page numbers Docbook icon graphics Admonition graphics Callout icons Printing one dlcbook Crop marks Part III. In Antenna House, the extension is an attribute named axf: Another thing I needed to add was language information for my so for Croatian language docboom now looks like this:. Unpack the archive FOP is distributed as a zip file, which can be opened on almost all systems. Although doxbook people will run FOP using its included convenience scripts, it is useful to know where the files are.
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Next, you need to retrieve the asciidoctor-fopub project. Once the download finishes, extract the archive, open a console and change to that directory. Tip Instead of working out of the asciidoctor-fopub directory, you can simply add the directory to your PATH environment variable.
A basic Ruby application [source,ruby] puts "Hello, World! The rest of the software is fetched and configured by Gradle. On Unix-based systems e. Open that file with a PDF viewer to see the result.
Figure 1. Sample PDF document rendered in viewer As you can see, all the details of the conversion are hidden behind the scenes. You get to focus on getting the job done, not worry about the mess that has to be sorted out to use Apache FOP correctly and get a decent-looking document. This feature allows you to assign XSL parameters, among other things. Custom XSL templates When you work on many documentations projets in parallel, you will probably need different outputs. Use cases for different templates structure One needs a picture in the book title page The other needs a special text at the bottom of this page style One needs the default Asciidoctor style The other uses the Colony style In order to work on different documentation projects in parallel, you need to have different docbook-xsl directories.
Figure 2. Content of the docbook-xsl directory Update the files you want in this directory For example if you want to use Colony style You delete Asciidoctor theme, Foundation theme and you uncomment Colony theme in the common.
From DocBook to PDF using Apache FOP
Next, you need to retrieve the asciidoctor-fopub project. Once the download finishes, extract the archive, open a console and change to that directory. Tip Instead of working out of the asciidoctor-fopub directory, you can simply add the directory to your PATH environment variable. A basic Ruby application [source,ruby] puts "Hello, World!
DocBook, FOP and Fonts
Of course there was the occasional warning that we were all expected to use StarOffice, but by making sure the DocBook generated output resembled the printed material produced by HQ, it never turned into a big argument. Apache FOP has a long history. For some reason, it seems impossible to ever arrive at a version 1. The versions I used at Sun unfortunately never supported the keep-with-next poperty, which resulted in weird page-endings, that I then had to manually fix.
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The commercial processors are assumed to provide their own documentation and support, so installation instructions for commercial processors are not provided in this book. Note For a long time, version 0. Now the refactored version has been released, with the first stable version 0. It is highly recommended that you not use version 0. You probably want the binary version rather than the source version. The distribution comes as a compressed zip file with everything you need. That site will also provide you with detailed instructions for getting started with FOP.