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CSK V. (Guest)
on 2009-03-20 07:55
Hello Everyone,
I have nearly 13 reports in my application, the user can select
whichever report(s) he wants to view/export to DOC file.

So whenever the user selects more than 1 report, I am supposed to give a
page-break. I have solved this issue in View report (html file) with
this CSS style => "style='page-break-before:always;'".

But I am unable to do the same while Exporting it to a word document.
Here is the method which I am using,

  def export_report
    date_value =
    filename = "report_"+date_value.to_s+".doc"
    headers['Pragma'] = "public"
    headers["Content-type"] = "application/msword"
    headers['Cache-Control'] = "no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0,
    headers['Content-Disposition'] = "attachment;
    headers['Expires'] = "0"
    report_content = Report.generate_report_content()
    render :text => report_content
    return false

Could anyone please help me to solve this issue?

Thanks in advance,
CSK V. (Guest)
on 2009-03-20 09:47
By the way, is there any GEM available for doing Export to Word document
just like PDF::Writer?
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