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XML-based reporting langauge for PostgreSQL and MySQL

' Papyrus' is a XML-based reporting language for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and bonddb. It can generate well-formatted reports in LaTeX, PDF, PostScript, HTML, ANSI, and XML. The XML is expressed in a formatting-oriented style to allow you to develop a wide range of reports. SQL is then embedded into the report to give you the desired data. Papyrus is command-line driven, and data arguments can be passed into the report. Equations and expressions can also be carried out on data.


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License:GPLv2Janet Casey24 September 2003

Leaders and contributors

Andre Renaud Maintainer
Andrew Hill Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Savannah (Ref)
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to useLaTeX
Weak prerequisitexdvi (to view latex files)
Required to useMySQL *or*PostgreSQL
Weak prerequisitenetscape (to view HTML files)
Required to uselibxml2
Required to usedvips
Required to useImageMagick
Weak prerequisiteacroread (to view PDF files)
Required to usePerl
Weak prerequisitegv (to view PS files)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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