[TriLUG] still in search of a (ed.) scriptable layout expert
tbryan at python.net
Sat Jul 10 14:02:31 EDT 2004
On Friday 09 July 2004 05:37 pm, Greg Brown wrote:
> Well, PITA or not, if it will do the job and be able to replicate that
> job by accepting input from a script then I'll consider it.
> And I don't mean to put my flag in the ground and say "Postscript
> or Bust" at all - rather I'll use what will allow me to get the job
> The only requirement is the output is generated via a script with
> the input being only the case identification number (and it runs
> on Linux as the server will be linux based).
> Be it LaTeX, postscript, or something else I haven't thought of,
I have used ReportLab to generate PDF docs from Python scripts, but then you'd
have to see whether pdf2ps gives you decent results (unless the PDF doc is
sufficient for you).
One great thing is that it's Open Source, *and* it's amazingly
well documented. :)
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