You're right, the documentation for Text::PDF is a bit terse. Word has it that it doesn't do as well writing PDF's as it does reading them. If you wanted to try, there were two modules build on top of Text::PDF -- Text::PDF::API
. Unfortunatly, the docs for both of them aren't much better, but one of those might "click" better for you.
However, after searching through some previous posts on the subject, here is a post
explaining that he had a lot of luck with PDF::Create
. While it's version is 0.01, it seemed to work quite well for him. Also, the docs for that module on CPAN seem to be a bit better, they give some decent examples of how you'd write a pdf out.. and if those aren't enough, the post by perlmonkey I linked to above also contains an example of how you'd write a PDF document with PDF::Create.
Hope that helps!
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||