Chapter 8. The trees in FOP

Table of Contents

1. Overview
2. The tree of BreakPoss
3. Example of an FO and area tree
3.1. The FO file
3.2. The corresponding FO tree
3.3. The corresponding area tree

FOP can work from either an FO document or an FO DOM tree. FOP does not build a DOM tree from an FO document.

When a sufficient part of the FO tree has been built (in current FOP the subtree of a PageSequence FO node), the layout process is started. This process builds three trees.