[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?
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