Layout

This command is the root element in the Layout instructions.

Child elements

AddSearchpath, AttachFile, Compatibility, DefineColor, DefineColorprofile, DefineFontalias, DefineFontfamily, DefineTextformat, Hyphenation, LoadFontfile, Loop, Options, PDFOptions, Pageformat, Pagetype, PlaceObject, Record, SetGrid, SetVariable, Stylesheet, Switch, Trace, While

Parent elements

AtPageCreation, AtPageShipout, Case, Contents, ForAll, Loop, Otherwise, Record, SavePages, Until, While

Attributes

name (text, optional)

A name for the layout. Optional, without any influence on the layout itself.

version (number, optional)

Minimum publisher version required. If major or minor version differ, give a warning. Format: 1.6.12 (revision number can be left out).

Example

This is a complete example for a layout rule set. The first part is the data file (save as data.xml) and the second the layout instructions (layout.xml).

<root>
  <elt greeting="Hello world!" />
</root>
<Layout xmlns="urn:speedata.de:2009/publisher/en"
  xmlns:sd="urn:speedata:2009/publisher/functions/en">

  <Options mainlanguage="English (USA)"/>

  <Record element="root">
    <ProcessNode select="elt"/>
  </Record>

  <Record element="elt">
    <PlaceObject>
      <Textblock>
        <Paragraph>
          <Value select="@greeting"></Value>
        </Paragraph>
      </Textblock>
    </PlaceObject>
  </Record>
</Layout>

See also