[GNC-dev] PDF Reports

Derek Atkins derek at ihtfp.com
Wed Mar 18 09:33:35 EDT 2020


the PDF / pagination issue is due to WebKit, so whether it works or not
will depend on your platform and what webkit version is available to


On Wed, March 18, 2020 9:19 am, Michael or Penny Novack wrote:
> On 3/17/2020 11:00 PM, David Carlson wrote:
>> I added gnucash-user to the cc to distribute this to wider audience.
>> I believe that if you export to pdf, then some pdf readers do split
>> between
>> lines.  I think Firefox is one that works ok, but it has been a while
>> since
>> I tried it.
>> David Carlson
> Again I will point out, IF you are after "pretty printed" reports (for
> example, when treasurer of an org, what is handed out to the board or
> posted on the organization's web site, DON'T expect to be able to all
> the fancy editing within gnucash. That is not the place for it, and a
> waste of time for accounting system programmers to try to provide
> expanded editing control when perfectly good general purpose editors
> already exist.
> So in the example here, instead of exporting into PDF expecting that to
> be print ready, export into something else you can edit, get things like
> those page breaks where you want them, then convert to PDF and print (or
> link to site).
> Michael D Novack
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