[reportlab-users] Tabular Form w/Platypus

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Oct 12 13:43:45 EDT 2007

On Fri, 12 Oct 2007, Sebastian Ware wrote:

> You can't just add text, you need to add flowables. Story is a list of

> flowables.

> SimpleDocTemplate('ecoForm.pdf').build(story)


Here's a good example: page 58 of the User's Guide (in the Platypus
chapter) ends with, "To use platypus you create a document from a
DocTemplate class and pass a list of Flowables to its build method. The
document build method knows how to process the list of flowables into
something reasonable."

Isn't that what I've done above? If so, I don't understand the generated


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