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[REBOL] Re: Replacing placeholders?

From: carlos:lorenz:gm:ail at: 8-Aug-2007 15:15

Kai, I am afraid a cannot go further on advising you since I am not a heavy user of pdf-maker. Anyway are you using COMPOSE to evaluate data and surrounding them with parens as Tim said?
>> Timīs code
;; Process records foreach record records[ ;; Use 'compose to evaluate the code and data ;; inside of the parens in the 'page block page: compose/deep build-page record ;; append as a block append/only document page ] 2007/8/7, Kai Peters <kpeters-otaksoft.com>:
> > Carlos ~ > > thank you so much for this - this would have been the next step for me > to wrestle with! > > Now that I have seen this code, my ultimate goal is to be able to > do this: > > Have the actual "page content" made "load"able from an external file > > In Tim's code this would be this section (I believe): > > textbox[ > LEFT ALIGN > (blue-font) "First Name: " > (black-font) (record/first_name) newline > (blue-font) "Last Name: " > (black-font) (record/last_name) newline > ] > } > > and pass it on to build-page as an additional parameter. This > should add a lot of flexibility as it separates the actual PDF > definitions from the code. > > I have just tried in vain to achieve this as I somehow always > end up with empty PDFs or worse.... > > Would you be able to advise me once more? > > TIA, > Kai > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- Carlos Lorenz www.revistaeletronica.com.br Unidade Lorenz Ltda (11) 4034 1971