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Hi Vern,

We need to include graphics and overlays in the document which is not
easily done with externally defined printer files.

We do use infoprint designer but this product is end of life a long time

Many other solutions carry a price tag that is out of our budget.

What we want can be generated relatively simply with HTML and all we need
to do is convert that to a PDF saved in the IFS to achieve our goal.



From: "Vern Hamberg via MIDRANGE-L" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: "Vern Hamberg" <vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 30/09/2022 10:01 PM
Subject: Re: HTML to PDF
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Hi Don

I have to ask why you don't use something like CPYSPLF, where you can
directly make a PDF that way. No extra steps.


On 9/30/2022 1:15 AM, Don Brown via MIDRANGE-L wrote:
We have a number of reports that are quite heavily formatted.

A lot have been converted to Excel output which users like.

But we have a few where it would be much easier to generate a html
document and then generate a pdf from that that can then be emailed.

My Google skills are not helping today - well I can find lots of hits
not being my area os expertise it is all a bit confusing.

We do use PHP and I have also looked for examples but again nothing

Is anyone actually doing this currently ?

Would appreciate any suggestions or examples.

Thank you


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