[FX.php List] Creating a PDF label and show on a web page
jfunk at criticalsolution.com
Thu Jun 25 12:19:36 MDT 2009
OK, how do I install / compile the GD lib? I will need it on my Mac / Apache
and windows iis.
On 6/25/09 12:36 PM, "Steve Winter" <steve at bluecrocodile.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi John,
> You could take a look at fpdf, (http://www.fpdf.org/) which is an open-source
> php creator library, and generate the pdf using that directly into the browser
> using PHP...
> I've not tried do barcodes with it, however I don't see that it would be too
> much of an issue.
> The other thing which you could look at is a bar-code image creation class
> (like http://www.sid6581.net/cs/php-scripts/barcode/ pretty old now, but still
> works really well ;-) and then simply generate the label in pure HTML rather
> than using a pdf at all...
> Just a couple of ideas, if you want more details just shout...!
> On 25 Jun 2009, at 18:27, John Funk wrote:
>> I have a PHP script that needs to create a PDF of a FileMaker Layout and
>> display on a web page. (I have Barcodes on the layout)
>> This is what I thought I could do:
>> 1. Call a FileMaker script using:
>> $request -> AddDBParam("-script", "Make Label");
>> (but this is not compatible to run on FMServer Advance).
>> 2. Get the PDF in HTML
>> Any body have another workflow that works with FX and FMServer Advance 10?
>> I could just display the label in html with dynamic data and use a style
>> sheet to call the bar code font but how to I get the barcode font to
>> download, is this legal?
>> Any ideas?
>> John Funk
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