[REBOL] Re: rebol postscript/pdf
From: gchiu:compkarori at: 30-May-2002 8:27
I was thinking the other day that I couldn't recall any
packages that can create a desktop publication from a
database eg. price lists.
Some people produce price lists using Excel, but I didn't
think that Excel could link cells to an ODBC source. And
Publisher can't AFAIK.
You can do it in Zope ( and presumably PHP4), but getting
the HTML to exactly fit an A4 page is somewhat difficult.
With PDF-maker, you could create the page, and bring in the
data from an ODBC source ( if you have command ). Of
course, creating the page in PDF-maker the very first time
is a bit painful as it has to be hand coded ... but once
make doc supports pdf, and tables, it could be quite a