[reportlab-users] Tables with sub-totals
timr at probo.com
Wed Oct 16 14:47:59 EDT 2013
Mike Driscoll wrote:
> I have a project where I'll receive an unknown amount of data that
> needs to be put into a table. When the table reaches the end of the
> page, it needs to add a sub-total as the last row before splitting.
> This will happen on each subsequent page until we reach the last page
> which should have the grand total of all previous pages. How does one
> tell Reportlab to add a subtotal row before splitting?
> I know how to get a table to split, just not the sub-total part.
> I am considering calculating the number of rows that can fit on a page
> and inserting the sub-total into the data list that I pass the Table
> object, but I was hoping there was a better way.
No, the Table object is a convenience. It's not a full-blown report writer.
Fortunately, it's not that hard to track the "how much room left"
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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