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From Jakab Gipsz <szea...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Apache FOP with XML for PDF formatting, input from database.
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:25:10 GMT

You may can use JasperReports Server free for this functionality which is
based on fop behind. It have a GUI template designer and can access one or
more databases, etc.

Bye Szeak

2014-11-12 9:18 GMT+01:00 Marc <Marc.Liste@free.fr>:

> Hi,
> Perhaps could you have a look at the PDF Form and FPF file?
> I'm not sure that FOP support the PDF Form generation at this time, I hear
> about an extension some times ago.
> Marc
> Le 11/11/2014 16:09, Kernel freak a écrit :
>  Hello friends,
>> I am working on a project where I have to export the data from the
>> database to a PDF. The requirement is that the PDF should look like a
>> standard template. The link for template is given below.
>> I was having a conversation with Bob Swanson and I came to know that I
>> don't need to always use XML file for creating PDF.
>> What I would like to do is, read the XML file for table structure, image
>> links, font files, etc. Then access the database for information(I
>> already have functions for that), and then input that data in the pdf in
>> appropriate sections, which has the design based on the XML file. If
>> anyone has done anything similar, I can really use some pointers or
>> basic source code or similar examples.
>> If I am wrong, kindly correct me.
>> Link for how the PDF should look :
>> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1994132/Business_Model_Canvas.png
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