Re: Kexi: kformdesigner/formeditor
Dag Andersen <danders <at> get2net.dk>
2007-03-02 12:58:25 GMT
Fredag 02 marts 2007 11:26 skrev Jaroslaw Staniek:
> Dag Andersen said the following, On 2007-03-02 09:45:
> > Hi, what's the state of the kformdesigner these days?
> > We really need a report designer in kplato, and since our requirements
> > are similar to kexi I wonder if using kformdesigner would be a
> > possibility?
> KFormDesigner is used exclusively for creating forms. There were plans to
> extend it to reports (very old initial code that reuses KFormDesigner is in
> koffice/kexi/plugins/reports/) but I guess it KOffice's text engine will be
> reuses before.
I was sort of hoping it was possible to tag along to quickly get a working,
but-not-perfect solution that eventually would end up with full koffice
> As you know, integer-based calculation of Qt3 can make printouts very
> different comparing to what you can see in the preview/design view.
> For more info go to #kexi, it looks like you have to deal with tabular data
> model too, so maybe extending so Kexi's simple printouts can be a solution.
Yes most reports will be tabular.
> But note, all this is still Qt3 code.