[reportlab-users] RE: Platypus is just slow

Henning von Bargen H.vonBargen at t-p.com
Wed Feb 8 02:56:32 EST 2006

> >... David is printing a table 
> > with 5000 rows, which can indeed be awfully slow.
> > However, there may be a simple solution to that problem:
> > Use LongTable instead of Table.
> Also, I am printing rows so I tried LongTable and it is now 
> finished in less
> than 1 minute.  So I am back on track!
> Thanks again.
> Peace,
> David S.

It's always a pleasure to see my LongTable patch in use :-)

Perhaps it should be documented in the Platypus user guide
that for tables with more than a few dozen rows
using LongTable instead of Table can make
a significant performance advantage.


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