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From Kernel freak <kernelfr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Apache FOP with XML for PDF formatting, input from database.
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:56:51 GMT

I am already trying the Ireport software, which is beyond hopeless. I have
finally made the layout as an Image and getting position of sections to put
data from database.

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Jakab Gipsz <szeak33@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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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