[Lazarus] Looking for a reporting solution

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Tue Nov 29 17:03:45 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Leonardo M. Ramé <l.rame at griensu.com> wrote:
> On 2011-11-29 19:33:26 +0300, Vladimir Zhirov wrote:
>> Leonardo M. Ramé wrote:
>> > I need to let the user create a block of rich text with images
>> > for a header and footer, then a variable size block of rich
>> > text for the main content. Joining all three blocks forms a
>> > document, this document can be previewed and printed.
>> > ...
>> > ... to handle page breaks, headers and footers.
>> Users can create ODT (OpenDocument Text) files using
>> LibreOffice/OpenOffice Writer. You can pack/unpack them using
>> TZipper/TUnzipper from FPC FCL and modify their xml content
>> using DOM/XMLRead/XMLWrite. The result can be previewed and
>> printed using Writer again.
>> --
> This can be the last alternative, I preffer something that does not
> requiere external (hughe) dependencies like OpenOffice/MsOffice.

I think Graeme Geldenhuys uses the same technique, ie, ODT.

Marcos Douglas

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