Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: FOP and SVG?
You should also take a look at the information about SVG support in FOP at the apache website: http://xml.apache.org/fop/svg.html Bob Stayton 400 Encinal Street Publications Architect Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Technical Publications voice: (831) 427-7796 The SCO Group fax: (831) 429-1887 email: firstname.lastname@example.org On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 01:55:23PM -0500, Jeff Beal wrote: > I haven't done any work with SVG, but I do know that FOP has problems with > the src="url(filename)" syntax. Go into the resulting FO file and change > src="url(image.svg)" to src="image.svg". You should also be sure that > image.svg exists in the same directory as the FO file. If that doesn't > work, try to capture FOP's error message concerning this line and send that. > > Jeff Beal > > -----Original Message----- > From: Stefan Bylund [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: Monday, November 18, 2002 12:33 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Cc: email@example.com > Subject: DOCBOOK-APPS: FOP and SVG? > > > Hi, > > I'm a new DocBook user. I'm in the process of evaluating DocBook XML and > Saxon/FOP for possible use at my company. So far I'm very happy with both > DocBook and Saxon/FOP. However, I can't get FOP to handle SVG images however > hard I try. This really bothers me since I really want us to be able to use > SVG > for PDF output. I'm using the following versions of software on a Solaris 8 > machine with JDK 1.3.1: > > * DocBook XML 4.2 > * DocBook XSL Stylesheets 1.57.0 > * Saxon 6.5.2 > * FOP 0.20.4 > > I have attached a simple DocBook document (book.xml) who references a simple > SVG > image (image.svg). Saxon successfully creates a .fo file, whose SVG image > reference looks ok in my eyes (see code snippet below). FOP then creates a > .pdf > file from this .fo file but the SVG image doesn't show up. > > I used the following command lines: > > > java com.icl.saxon.StyleSheet -x > org.apache.xml.resolver.tools.ResolvingXMLReader -y > org.apache.xml.resolver.tools.ResolvingXMLReader -r > org.apache.xml.resolver.tools.CatalogResolver -u -o book.fo book.xml > ~steby/xml/docbook-xsl/fo/docbook.xsl > > > java org.apache.fop.apps.Fop -fo book.fo -pdf book.pdf > > SVG image reference in generated .fo file: > <fo:external-graphic src="url(image.svg)" width="auto" height="auto" > content-width="auto" content-height="auto"/> > > I would be extremely grateful if anybody could shed some light on this > matter. > As it is now, I can't get any further with the evaluation; SVG support is a > show > stopper. > > Regards, > Stefan Bylund > -- Bob Stayton 400 Encinal Street Publications Architect Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Technical Publications voice: (831) 427-7796 The SCO Group fax: (831) 429-1887 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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