[reportlab-users] Difference between Table and LongTable
felixl at densi.com
Wed Aug 3 13:06:45 EDT 2011
Ok Robin but my test code data will fit on 1 page. Should LongTable and
Table wrap function return the same
values when the data fits on 1 table ?
On 8/3/2011 12:51 PM, Robin Becker wrote:
> On 03/08/2011 17:02, Félix Labrecque wrote:
>> I have recently upgraded from the open source reportlab 2.4 to
>> version 2.5
>> correct my code or find the bug in reportlab and correct it.
>> If seems that longTableOptimize force the tables.py/_calc() function
>> to only use
>> 1 line, instead of 6, because when I display the pdf, I can only see
>> 1 line with
>> longTableOptimize set to on.
> I'll take a look at the code tomorrow, but the original intent of
> LongTable was to avoid repeatedly scanning the whole table to
> determine widths/heights when the table splits repeatedly. The idea is
> to use the widths from the first page to determine the column widths
> for the whole table; it won't work well if the first page is not
> representative of the whole table.
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