[Phpwm] instantiate word for windows

David Goodwin david at codepoets.co.uk
Thu Aug 24 14:19:29 BST 2006

alan dunn wrote :
> Perhaps I can prompt a wider debate.
> It seems to me that the area in which php is weakest is printed output. 
> I take the point that it is a server side language, so we don't have 
> direct control over what happens at the browser.


Creating RTF documents is perhaps the easiest option, as they have a
non-binary format underneath. We've subclassed Smarty (which we use
quite a lot) to aid creation of RTF reports...... a similar thing can be
done with OpenOffice, but it unfortunately doesn't have a large enough
market share.....


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