[reportlab-users] Problem with Tables flowing

pieter claassen reportlab-users@reportlab.com
18 Sep 2003 10:30:24 +0100

Thanks for all the quick replies.

Is the fix only in CVS? I am using the debian release 1.18.

Does anybody know of a workaround for this as I cannot easily moved to
non-debian code for support reasons?

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 10:21, Robin Becker wrote:
> In article <1063875407.6644.8.camel@pc-dt.countersnipe.com>, pieter
> claassen <pieter@countersnipe.com> writes
> >Hello,
> >
> >I am having trouble getting my tables to flow properly over multiple
> >pages in Platypus. Here are the symptoms:
> >1. Large tables more than 1 page long seem to hang the doc.build
> >process. The columns do have a fixed width, the length is just large and
> >it seems to happen when I try to put more than about 50 rows in a table.
> >2. Tables seem to start on whichever page they feel like. Sometimes,
> >tables would start on page 1 and other times on page 2. How do I control
> >this?
> >3. I start my document with
> >
> >doc=SimpleDocTemplate(filename=self.outputfile,allowSplitting=1)
> I think this is the table of doom problem which was reported earlier. I
> have attempted to fix this in the CVS version.
Pieter Claassen
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