Improving formatting documents by coupling formatting systems

Fateh Boulmaiz, Cécile Roisin, Frédéric Bes
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM symposium on Document engineering - DocEng '03  
In this paper, we present a framework for coupling an existing formatting system such as SMIL [7] and Madeus [13] with a formatting control system XEF [10] . This framework allows the coupling process to be performed at two levels: 1) the language level, which is concerned with how to link the control features of XEF and the elements of an existing formatting system, and 2) the formatter level, which deals with the creation of a new formatter by formatter composition. The overall objective is
more » ... provide more powerful and flexible formatting services to cover new needs such adaptive and/or generated presentations.
doi:10.1145/958232.958237 fatcat:rolu5ewjyzeyhclvdjrf5pb2wm