What Is fop.jar in fop-2.7-bin.zip

What Is fop.jar? I got it from the fop-2.7-bin.zip.

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fop.jar in fop-2.7-bin.zip is the JAR file for FOP 2.7, which is a print formatter driven by XSL formatting objects (XSL-FO). You can obtain fop.jar from the build folder of the fop-2.7-bin.zip file.

Below is the information about the fop.jar (2.2) file:

JAR File Size and Download Location:

JAR name: fop.jar, fop-2.7.jar
Target JDK version: 1.7
File name: fop.jar
File size: 4442817 bytes
Release date: 20-Jan-2022
Download: Apache FOP Website

Java source code files for fop.jar:


 * Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
 * contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
 * this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
 * The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
 * (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
 * the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 * limitations under the License.

/* $Id: MODCAParser.java 1104135 2011-05-17 11:07:06Z phancock $ */

package org.apache.fop.afp.parser;

import java.io.DataInputStream;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;

import org.apache.commons.logging.Log;
import org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory;

import org.apache.fop.afp.parser.UnparsedStructuredField.Introducer;

 * An simple MO:DCA/AFP parser.
public class MODCAParser {

    private static final Log LOG = LogFactory.getLog(MODCAParser.class);

    private static final int INTRODUCER_LENGTH = 8;

    /** The carriage control character (0x5A) used to indicate the start of a structured field. */
    public static final byte CARRIAGE_CONTROL_CHAR = (byte)(0x5A & 0xFF);

    private DataInputStream din;

     * Main constructor
     * @param in the {@link InputStream} to read the AFP file from.
    public MODCAParser(InputStream in) {
        this.din = new DataInputStream(in);

     * Reads the next structured field from the input stream.
     * <p>
     * No structure validation of the MO:DCA file is performed.
     * @return a new unparsed structured field (or null when parsing is finished).
     * @throws IOException if an I/O error occurs
    public UnparsedStructuredField readNextStructuredField() throws IOException {

        //Find the SF delimiter
        do {
            //Exhausted streams and so no next SF
            //  - null return represents this case
            //  TODO should this happen?
            if (din.available() == 0) {
                return null;
        } while (din.readByte() != CARRIAGE_CONTROL_CHAR);

        //Read introducer as byte array to preserve any data not parsed below
        byte[] introducerData = new byte[INTRODUCER_LENGTH]; //Length of introducer

        Introducer introducer = new Introducer(introducerData);

        int dataLength = introducer.getLength() - INTRODUCER_LENGTH;

        //Handle optional extension
        byte[] extData = null;
        if (introducer.isExtensionPresent()) {
            short extLength = 0;
            extLength = (short)((din.readByte()) & 0xFF);
            if (extLength > 0) {
                extData = new byte[extLength - 1];
                dataLength -= extLength;
        //Read payload
        byte[] data = new byte[dataLength];

        UnparsedStructuredField sf = new UnparsedStructuredField(introducer, data, extData);

        if (LOG.isTraceEnabled()) {

        return sf;



Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: fop-2.7-src.zip
File size: 3401312 bytes
Release date: 2022-01-20


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