User Guide

XML Résumé Library User Guide

For XML Résumé Library Version 1.5.1

Bruce Christensen

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27 November 2002

Table of Contents

What is the XML Résumé Library?
I. Getting Started
1. Setting up the XML Résumé Library
Getting the Software
Installing and Configuring the Software
2. Exploring the Features of XML Résumé Library
Formatting an example resume
Advanced Features of the XML Résumé Library
Writing your first XML Résumé
Where to Go from Here
About this chapter
II. Reference
I. Element Reference
academics - Container for information about academic experience
achievement - An accomplishment made at a job
achievements - Container for one or more job achievements
address - A postal address
annotation - Additional information about a degree
artTitle - A title of an article or other work
author - An author of a publication
award - An award or other honor
awards - Container for one or more awards
birth - Container for information about a person's birth
bookTitle - A title of a book or similar work
break - A linebreak (Deprecated)
citation - The name of a work being referenced
city - The name of a city
clearance - A security clearance
clearances - One or more security clearances
company - The name of a company (Deprecated)
contact - Container for one or more methods of contacting someone
copyright - A copyright notice
country - A country name
county - A county name
date - A specific instant in time
dayOfMonth - An ordinal day of the month
degree - Container for information about a degree or similar certification
degrees - Container for one or more degrees
description - An explanation of something
docpath - (Deprecated)
email - An e-mail address
emphasis - An emphasized block of text
employer - A name of an employer
fax - A fax telephone number
firstname - A person's given name
from - The beginning point in a period of time
gpa - Information about a grade point average
head - (Deprecated)
header - Container for information about the person being described in a résumé
history - Container for a person's previous (and possibly current) jobs
instantMessage - An instant message username or address
institution - A name of an academic institution
interest - Something a person is interested in
interests - Container for one or more interests
job - A specific employment engagement
jobtitle - A job title
keyword - A keyword to be used for résumé indexing and searching
keywords - Container for a list of keywords
label - (Deprecated)
lastModified - Information about when a résumé was last modified
legalnotice - A legal statement
level - A degree type
link - A titled hyperlink
location - A location, with city-level granularity
major - A main course of study
membership - A professional membership
memberships - Container for one or more memberships
middlenames - One or more middle names of a person
minor - A minor course of study
misc - Miscellaneous remarks
month - A month name
name - A person's name
node - (Deprecated)
note - Additional information
objective - A person's employment goal
organization - A name of an organization
pageNums - One or more page numbers or ranges
pager - A pager telephone number
para - A paragraph of text
period - A period of time
phone - A voice telephone number
possible - The highest possible score in a GPA
postalCode - A postal code
prefecture - A name of a prefecture or other administrative district
present - Indicates the current time
project - Container for information about a project
projects - Container for one or more projects
province - A name or abbreviation of a province
pub - A work published by the résumé owner
pubDate - The date a work was published (Deprecated)
publisher - Information about a publisher of a work
pubs - A group of one or more publications
referee - Someone who can provide additional information about the person the résumé describes
referees - Contains one or more referees
result - An outcome of a subject
resume - A résumé or curriculum vitae
resumes - A collection of one or more résumés
score - The score earned in a GPA
skill - A name and/or description of a skill
skillarea - A group of broadly related skill sets
skillareas - Group of one or more skill areas (Deprecated)
skills - Group of one or more skills (Deprecated)
skillset - A titled group of one or more related skills
state - A name or abbreviation of a state
street - A street name, number, and other related information
street2 - A second line of a street address (Deprecated)
subject - A name of a class or topic of study
subjects - A group of one or more subjects
suburb - A name of a suburb
suffix - A suffix of a name, usually specifying lineage
surname - A family name
tail - (Deprecated)
title - A title or heading
to - The ending point in a period of time
uri - A Uniform Resource Indicator (Deprecated)
url - A Uniform Resource Locator
ward - A name of a division of a city, town, or county
year - A year
zip - A zip code
II. XSL Parameter Reference
address.format - controls default formatting of the address element
css.href - indicates the CSS stylesheet to use to format HTML output
header.format - controls formatting of the header element
interest.description.format - controls formatting of interest descriptions
referees.display - Determines whether or not referees are visible in formatted output
skills.format - controls formatting of the skillset element
skills.level.display - Determines whether or not skill level attributes are visible in