Dear All, How to export a dataset to PDF file. I wrote the following code for exporting a dataset to pdf file. I want the column name and column seperators(leave space for each column),Please find the attatched file, i want to seperate the values as explaned.How the same will be applied in NetBeans IDE. def prints @records = Company.find(:all) _pdf = PDF::Writer.new _pdf.select_font "Times-Roman" @records.each do |company| _pdf.text company.name + company.com_address1 + company.com_address2,:border=>'1' end send_data _pdf.render, :filename => "hello.pdf", :type => "application/pdf" end AnyOne Knows please let me know. Regards R.Devi
on 2009-03-30 14:24
on 2009-03-30 18:26
Refer the following link : http://www.artima.com/rubycs/articles/pdf_writer4.html
on 2009-04-01 12:33
Devy, How to export a dataset to PDF file. I wrote the following code for You may consider switching to the prawn library, to generate your pdr. See the railscast (10:04) http://railscasts.com/episodes/153-pdfs-with-prawn and its ascii version http://asciicasts.com/episodes/153-pdfs-with-prawn There is a short comparison/example of table -> pdf with both libraries here : http://groups.google.com/group/pdf-writer/browse_t... Alain R.
on 2009-04-08 14:05
Hi Alain I tried prawn for pdf creation. 1. gem install prawn 2. script/plugin install git://github.com/thorny-sun/prawnto.git 2. In environment.rb file add the line config.gem 'prawn' 3. i wrote in the following code in "show.pdf.prawn" it's located in(/app/view/orders/show.pdf.prawn) pdf.text "Hello, World!" 4. In my controller is def show end 5. http://localhost:3001/orders/show 6. In this aspect where to give the file name? How to create simple pdf file using prawn library i followed this url but can create the simple file this format def show Prawn::Document.generate "hello-ttf.pdf" do fill_color "0000ff" text "Hello World", :at => [200,720], :size => 32 text "This is chalkboard wrapping " * 20 end end Regards R.Devi