By Julien Taquet (to use with Vivliostyle).
By Julien Taquet, November 24
Vivliostyle CSS for books
Paged Media approaches (Part 1 of 2)
Designing a book or a print-ready PDF requires that you think by pages. This is the major difference between formatting for the web and for PDF/Print. In a browser, we are able to implement a fixed height block with overflowing/scrollable content or automatic height block based on content. But for print/PDF, we need to be able to create pages of HTML content i.e. we need to be able to fractionate the content.
Making books with HTML + CSS — a look at Vivliostyle (Part 1 – page layouts)
Before you read further, the following information has been gathered in the process of making experimental books with Vivliostyle. As the specs are a little old and pretty experimental, I can’t guarantee you would necessarily get the same results as I did. Also, if you have used the tool and have found any other ways … Continue reading “Making books with HTML + CSS — a look at Vivliostyle (Part 1 – page layouts)”