Re: [xep-support] Booklet, Graphic, span two pages

From: Jirka Kosek <>
Date: Thu Jul 27 2006 - 13:51:45 PDT wrote:

> I need to build a booklet (2 A5 pages on a DIN A4 landscape sheet with
> central gutter between the pages). In the middle of the booklet should
> be a graphic which spans the whole A4 sheet.
> I made some initial experiments with psbook and psnup. In general this
> works fine but I have no idea how to get the graphic span two pages. I'd
> guess that this is not impossible with these tools. Before I start
> working on alternatives I just want to make sure if the generation of
> such a booklet is possible with XSL-Fo and XEP. I'd be curious too get
> some hints, comments or examples on this issue.

For such operation I would recommend using itext library. You can do
basic rendering using XEP and then during postprocessing stage using
itext you can do page rearrangement and include spanned graphics as well.

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