[reportlab-users] RE: Tracing and Debugging support in Platypus

Andy Robinson reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Fri, 14 Nov 2003 00:54:34 -0000

> Hi Andy -
> What you proposed for tracing info sounds great. Maybe we could
> just add an
> option that lets you catch an error, trace/log it, skip over that flowable
> (maybe print a big X or something in the space as a placeholder) and
> continue printing. My philosophy is it's better to be able to show the
> report to the boss with one page missing, than have all but one
> page working
> and nothing to show for it. This could also provide a way to visually see
> the problem. Of course, there would have to be a way to turn this off for
> web-based system where reports are sent directly to the end user.

This makes sense.  I will try to add some errorHandlingMode to
doctemplate's handleFlowable method on the next pass. Probably
at the weekend.

- Andy