Wednesday, June 17, 2009 NFop

Another approach in creating PDF documents in code is the XSL transformation with Formatting Objects Processor (FOP). NFop is .Net port of Java FOP library.

FOP (Formatting Objects Processor) is a tool for formatting of impression controlled by XSL. It is an application which reads a tree of objects of formatting and which generates the resulting pages in a given format. For the moment the formats of returned according to are supported: Pdf, PCL, PS, SVG, XML, Print, AWT, MIF and TXT. pdf being the format of predilection.

Some documentation available (link). Sample on Code Project (link). Additional documentation on Apache FOP site (link) NFop

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