[reportlab-users] Page headings in platypus
robin at reportlab.com
Wed Nov 4 07:29:25 EST 2009
Robert Young wrote:
> Thanks, that's (almost) exactly what I needed. My current code is
> reading in each line, and putting each one out as a separate
> "paragraph." Under that sort of arrangement, I want to put out the
> header when a paragraph is the first one on a new page.
> I think I can rewrite my code to put out all the lines for a group as a
> single paragraph, and my test show that the PTOContainer gives me the
> header when the paragraph goes over a page boundary, but just for grins,
> is there a way to generate a header when a paragraph is the first thing
> on a page?
> - Robert
In latest reportlab there are new Programming Flowables which allow condifitonal
execution based on the state of the current doctemplate and frame etc etc.
I think you should be able to use something like
DocIf('string boolean expression',[thenflowables],[elseflowables])
prior to your lead paragraph for each section.
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