XSLFO File Viewer via Java

View XSLFO documents in a browser without needing Adobe Acrobat or Automation with Java

How to view XSLFO files Using Java Library

In order to view XSLFO, we’ll use Aspose.PDF for Java API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from Maven and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.


    <name>Aspose Java AP</name>


<version>version of aspose-pdf API</version>

View XSLFO files via Java

You need Aspose.PDF for Java to try the code in your environment.

  1. Load the XSLFO with an instance of Document.
  2. View resultant File.

System Requirements

Just make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
  • Development environment like Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA.
  • Aspose.PDF for Java library referenced in your project.

Java - example code to view XSLFO file.

This sample code shows how to view XSLFO files

 // Instantiate XslFoLoadOption object
    var options = new XslFoLoadOptions(".\\samples\\employees.xslt");
    // Set error handling strategy
    options.ParsingErrorsHandlingType = XslFoLoadOptions.ParsingErrorsHandlingTypes.ThrowExceptionImmediately;
    // Create Document object
    var pdfDocument = new Aspose.Pdf.Document(".\\samples\\employees.xml", options);
    pdfdocument.save(_dataDir + "data_xml.pdf");

About Aspose.PDF for Java API

A PDF Processing Library to create cross-platform applications with the ability to generate, modify, convert, render, secure and print documents without using Adobe Acrobat. It supports converting various file formats into PDF including HTML and converting PDF documents into various output formats. Developers can easily render all HTML content in a single Page PDF as well as convert HTML files with SVG graphic tags to Tagged PDF files. .NET PDF API offers compression, table creation, graph & image functions, hyperlinks, stamp and watermarking tasks, extended security controls & custom font handling.