As far as I can tell, the code is correct (although you didn't indicate 
how you create iInputSource).  Are you sure you are not getting any
exceptions, error messages, etc.?  


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Urban [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 2:38 PM
> To:   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject:      New FOP Code Don't Work
> 
> Recently someone suggested using SAX events to run XML through XSLT then
> FOP and to send the PDF back to the browser from a servlet.  I tried
> implmenting this (see code below) but all I don't get any output back.  I
> even routed the output to a file, and the file was empty.  My old code
> worked great, but I was told I was wasting memory.  Can someone tell me
> why this code does not work?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim Urban
> Product Manager
> Netsteps Inc.
> Suite 505E
> 1 Pierce Pl.
> Itasca, IL  60143
> Voice:  (630) 250-3045 x2164
> Fax:  (630) 250-3046
> 
> 
>       public void renderFO(Transformer pdfTransformer, Source
> iInputSource, HttpServletResponse uResponse)
>       {
>               try
>               {
>                       OutputStream out = uResponse.getOutputStream();
>                       uResponse.setContentType("application/pdf");
>                       Driver driver = new Driver();
>                       driver.setRenderer(driver.RENDER_PDF);
>                       driver.setOutputStream(out);
>                       // -------
>                       // Create SAXResult based on FOP Driver content
> handler
>                       // which will accept SAX events and build FOP tree
>                       // -------
>                       Result saxResult = new
> SAXResult(driver.getContentHandler());
> 
>                       // Use the Transformer to transform an XML Source
> and
>                       // send the output to a Result object. Implicitely
> it will
>                       // create the FOP tree by firing SAX events.
>                       pdfTransformer.transform(iInputSource, saxResult);
> 
>                       // The user is already viewing the PDF!
>                       out.flush();
>                       out.close();
>               }
>               catch (TransformerException e1)
>               {
>                       System.err.println("Unable to generate PDF:  " +
> e1.toString());
>               }
>               catch (IOException e2)
>               {
>                       System.err.println("File error:  " + e2.toString());
>               }
>       }       
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