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From Glen Mazza <gma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How to process xhtml form data into pdf document?
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 14:38:19 GMT
Oh, by the way, you want to ask these types of questions on 
fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org, *many* more users there.


Glen Mazza wrote:

> Jeremias provided a solution[1] to a similar question I had.  Also, I 
> wonder if XForms might be a better option for you--there are some open 
> source server-side solutions you might want to look at[2].  (However, 
> I have not yet used XForms myself so am unsure here.)
> Glen
> [1] http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=fop-user&m=108136796216447&w=2
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XForms#Software_support
> Nielsen, Michael wrote:
>> Hi there
>> Im new to FOP and I have been searching the web for hours now trying to
>> find a solution the the following challenge:
>> I have an XHTML file that consists of a scanned gif file and some html
>> form fields that are positioned on the xhtml file using css where the
>> positioning of of the fields are described. So if you open the xhtml
>> file you can enter data directly.
>> My challege is how to transform this into xsl:fo?? I have tried to make
>> a block use the image gif as background and render text on top of it but
>> no luck. Only the part of the image that has text on it is shown. What i
>> need is the full form image to be shown and then render the html form
>> data on top of it in the correct positions.
>> I have also tried to use the external-graphics tag to render the image
>> but then I cant position data on top of it ;(.
>> So:
>> 1) Whats the best solution for rendering the full image and position
>> data on top of it?
>> 2) How to position data on top of the image file?
>> Thanx in advance!
>> /Regards Michael
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