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Subject: RE: [docbook-apps] First Page modification

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adrián Ribao Martínez 
> Hello, I need to change the look of the first page generated 
> using xsltproc 
> and fop. I'm using the default docbook xsl template.
> I read somewhere I can modify the xsl template, but I'm not 
> experienced with 
> it.
> Do I have to make a copy of docbooc.xsl and then make the changes?
> What I need is to add a company logo and some extra 
> information in the first 
> page. Is there any tutorial about xsl stylesheets configuration?

"DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide" is essential reading:

For detailed information on title page customizations, see
http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/HTMLTitlePage.html (general process) and
http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/TitlePagePrint.html (print output).

> I don't know if we finally choose docbook because fop doesn't 
> support floats 
> (and doesn't seem it will support for it in the near future), 
> wich is very 
> important for my company. Is there any workaround to get this effect?

If your requirement "only free software please" is non-negotiable, then I
don't know. 

Two good commercial FO processors that support floats are XEP
(http://www.renderx.com) and Antenna House XSL Formatter


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