[reportlab-users] Flowing onto second column
jim at qlf.com
Fri Feb 15 14:26:24 EST 2008
Robin Becker wrote:
> Tim Roberts wrote:
>> Robin Becker wrote:
>>> Tim Roberts wrote:
>>>> Jim Steil wrote:
>>>>> Is there an easy way to get data to flow to a second column the
>>>>> way you can get it to flow to multiple pages with Platypus?
>>>> Sure. You just create multiple frames, one for each column, and
>>>> add the collection of frames when you create the PageTemplate.
>>>> Here's a web page that shows an example:
>>> interestingly this link crashes my firefox immediately. can you say
>>> waht it does? Seems to be adobe linked ie acrobat starts and firefox
>>> immediately exits.
>> Are you saying that exact link crashes for you? I use Firefox
>> (184.108.40.206 on Windows) full time. That's how I found the page. Works
>> fine for me. I have Acrobat 8 installed. I know there were some
>> bugs with Firefox and Acrobat Reader 7, but I thought they had been
>> worked out.
>> It does have an <embed> tag for a PDF chunk; I don't remember seeing
>> that used before.
> I have 220.127.116.11 as well on an XP box. It crashes immediately after
> starting up acrobat. I even used wget and pointed at it locally; still
> bailed. I'm fairly sure I have Acrobat 7 installed.
> I have just tried this at home (where I am now) and it also crashed my
> firefox here; again win xp sp 2.
FWIW, it works for me on FF 18.104.22.168 but not on my IE7.
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