[reportlab-users] display report without writing to disk

David Hughes reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Thu, 7 Oct 2004 08:32 +0100 (BST)

> is there a way to just display my report before writing it to file? i'd 
> be using wxpython as my gui.

You can use Ghostscript to convert each page to a PNG file and display 
that in a wx.ScrolledWindow or, more easily, if you have Acrobat reader 
available, you can display the whole thing using wx.IEHtmlWin. Either way, 
you will probably need to create the file first, if only a temporary one.


David Hughes
Forestfield Software