Report writer for Python?

Tim Churches tchur at
Fri Oct 18 02:04:54 CEST 2002

Andy Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Oct 2002 22:39:15 -0700, "Adams-Blake Co."
> <aremovethiscanton at> wrote:
> >Besides, what other reporting tools are availabe? I'm
> >especially interested in a GUI-like report writer like Crystal that can
> >generate printed reports. I want to do an application in Python but it has
> >some 40 reports.
> >
> >There are some tools for Java, so I thought there must be some for
> >Python.... but I have not found any via Google searching
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Al
> >
> I do not know of any GUI report creation tools in Python.
> If they did, I'd hope they'd be front ends for us, as making PDF is
> a better cross-platform solution than driving a printer.  I'd LOVE
> to write one in wxPython but haven't the time....

Rekall, which is not free software, includes a GUI report writer and is 
definitely scriptable in Python - see

Kugar, which is now part of KOffice and is free, is scriptable in
I think, but doesn't have a GUI? See 

Neither of these are written in Python, of course.

Tim C

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