Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer
 
PerlMonks  

Re^3: PDF::Template redesign - I want your ideas!

by xdg (Monsignor)
on Dec 02, 2005 at 20:40 UTC ( #513715=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: PDF::Template redesign - I want your ideas!
in thread PDF::Template redesign - I want your ideas!

The second issue is headers and footers. HTML and Excel don't have them, but PDF does.

As per my earlier post -- you can utilize the proposed W3 extensions for this. For example, see this fragment taken from CSS Print to put a running page count at the bottom of pages:

<style> @page { counter-increment: pages; @bottom-center { font-family: Times, Palatino, serif; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; content: "Page " counter(pages); } } </style>

Sure, a lot of these standards are proposed/preliminary, but I think they offer a good place to start because a group of people have already been thinking about these sorts of challenges.

-xdg

Code written by xdg and posted on PerlMonks is public domain. It is provided as is with no warranties, express or implied, of any kind. Posted code may not have been tested. Use of posted code is at your own risk.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://513715]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others exploiting the Monastery: (2)
As of 2021-01-22 00:16 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Notices?