[thelist] PDF generation

John Dowdell jdowdell at adobe.com
Tue Jan 6 14:13:40 CST 2009

Bill Moseley wrote:
> The pdf generator must run on Linux and use text files to generate the
> final pdf.  One thing they are doing is generating invoices, so has to
> be smart about tables, and pagination -- which I assume is not
> uncommon.
> I like the idea of using html to generate the pdfs since the client is
> familiar with html.  But, as long as the markup isn't too obscure it
> should not be too hard.  I suspect that means LaTeX is not a great
> option.

Perhaps the cloud-based CreatePDF service? There are trials available, 
so you can test the invoices.


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