Reports, PDF, and grid widget for Python?

William wilk-spamout at
Mon Oct 21 17:32:51 CEST 2002

"Adams-Blake Co." <aremovethiscanton at> writes:

> I want to write a "business" application in Python and I need to create many 
> complex text reports (subtotals, totals, grand totals, etc.). I'd also like 
> to display data in a grid object (like Java's Jtable.) Finally, I want this 
> to run on the Mac, Linux, and Windows.... with an install as easy as possible 
> and able to be performed by a non-techie. Thus, I don't want to get 
> "involved" with a 3rd party widget library (wxW.., Qt, etc.) that might make 
> the install a nightmare for the user.

if you don't want to use 3rd party widget library, you can do a web
application, with the http module of python. 

> Is there a native Python library to do grids? How do you folks "layout" 
> complex reports and send them to PDF?

pdf can be done with

William Dodé -

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