[Tugindia] MySQL+PHP -> PDF generation

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Wed Jan 14 05:08:50 CET 2004

>>>>> "Rai" == H S Rai <hsraidce at iitr.ernet.in> writes:

    Rai> Yesterday at 11:32pm +0530 Radhakrishnan CV wrote:
    >> >>>>> "Rai" == H S Rai <hsraidce at iitr.ernet.in> writes:

    Rai> I want that the data entered by a user in a form (which is
    Rai> used to collect data and then MySQL database is updated using
    Rai> PHP script) may be used in LaTeX to generate a PDF document
    Rai> using some normal text and with data picked from database.

    CVR> The principle is simple, just as you use PHP to create
    CVR> dynamic HTML, use it to create a TeX document, call pdfLaTeX
    CVR> to compile it and deliver the pdf to the browser.

    Rai> Thank you for pointer. If any one has done this thing
    Rai> earlier, then may I request that List-Member to send me off
    Rai> the list, a small sample the such PHP code. It will help me
    Rai> to achieve my goal in shorter period of time.

Learning PHP is not that a hard task, you need a basic book and a
week's time at the most or even less for a person like you.


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