FOP instructions


  1. Download the latest version of FOP (0.20.1) from the Apache site.
  2. Follow installation instructions.
  3. Download SAXON XSLT Processor from the sourceforge site.
  4. Follow installation instructions.
  5. Download the xml2pdf stylesheet provided by the authors.
  6. Download the xml2pdf batch file provided by the authors.
  7. Edit the CLASSPATH and directories in the xml2pdf.bat file
  8. Run command line xml2pdf.bat <your_xml_file> xml2pdf.xsl <your_output_pdf_file> .

UNIX users

Follow instructions for Windows users. Step 6, replace the DOS batch file with a UNIX batch file.