Subject: Using draft images with fop, and catalogs.



I am using Saxon and FOP to generate PDF files from DocBook.  And I'm using a draft image. My customized stylesheet for DocBook->FO includes a value for the parameter draft.watermark.image.  It is currently the full local path to the draft.png file that I am using (ie somethiing like C:/DocBook/docbook-xsl-1.74.0/images/draft.png) I would like to change it to be a url (or is it a uri), probably using the catalog resolving mechanism that is available in Saxon using the -x, -y, -r, -u qualifiers.    I notice that at the moment the filename value appears in the FO file in the form "url(images/drft.png)" when I set draft.watermark.image to "images/draft.png" in my custom xsl file.  Thus I presume that the stylesheet is just copying over the parameter value and putting it in "url()".   Can someone advise how to go about doing this.  Do I need to tell the XSL stylesheet to change the format of what it inserts in the FO ?  Or do I need to tell FOP that it's a URL/URI and to use the resolver ?   Uncertainly, Richard.        

Richard Kerry
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