[reportlab-users] Off-topic Question

Mike Dewhirst miked at dewhirst.com.au
Tue Nov 21 18:50:20 EST 2006

Andy Robinson wrote:

> Tim Roberts wrote:

>> The people on this list care about how things look, so maybe one of you

>> will have an answer for this.


>> I often find that I need to design printed forms for manual data entry.

>> Labelled fields, character boxes, check boxes, etc. Is there a good

>> package out there for doing that kind of layout, oriented towards

>> business forms? Visio used to have a fabulous stencil set for designing

>> forms, and it was my primary reason for using Visio, but Microsoft

>> removed it without explanation in the Office XP release.


> Ah yes. No doubt they wanted to abolish paper and get everyone using

> their new XML forms tool in Office - I forget the name.


>> Any suggestions welcome, open source or commercial.




Tried OpenOffice?



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