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Creating a PDF on disk from RML (XML)

March 15, 2010

Uses the rml2pdf.go function to generate a PDF document on disk from an RML source.

RML2PDF is a central component of ReportLab PLUS: a translator which converts high level XML markup into PDF documents. Report Markup Language describes the precise layout of a printed document, and RML2PDF converts this to a finished document in one step.

See the RML User Guide for more information about RML.

from rlextra.rml2pdf import rml2pdf

rml = getRML()  # Use your favorite templating laguage here to create the RML string
output = '/tmp/output.pdf'

rml2pdf.go(rml, outputFileName=output)