[python-nl] OOWrite is to LaTeX as OODraw is to?

Floris van Manen vm at klankschap.nl
Mon May 17 16:45:42 CEST 2010

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On May 17, 2010, at 16:37, Òscar Vilaplana wrote:

> Fellow geeks,
> I'm looking for a tool to nicely generate single-page PDFs. My needs are:
> 	• Able to put a PDF/EPS/... as a background
> 	• Absolute positioning
> 	• Able to define tables, lists
> 	• Able to rotate blocks
> 	• Reasonably easy syntax (will be used to automatically generate many similar looking documents)
> 	• Easily usable from Python
> In essence I'm looking for the tool X that is to OODraw/CorelDraw/... as LaTeX is to OOWrite/MS Word.
> I've looked at webkit2pdf and a headless OODraw, but both seems a bit of an overkill. XML-FO has some limitations such as not being able to predict how many pages your document spans.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks!
> Òscar
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