Export to PDF

Devy,

How to export a dataset to PDF file. I wrote the following code for

You may consider switching to the prawn library, to generate your pdr.

See the railscast (10:04)

http://railscasts.com/episodes/153-pdfs-with-prawn

and its ascii version

http://asciicasts.com/episodes/153-pdfs-with-prawn

There is a short comparison/example of table -> pdf with both libraries here :

http://groups.google.com/group/pdf-writer/browse_thread/thread/5bc8de74e1a7d3c5

Alain Ravet

Hi Alain

I tried prawn for pdf creation.

1. gem install prawn
2. script/plugin install git://github.com/thorny-sun/prawnto.git
2. In environment.rb file add the line config.gem 'prawn'
3. i wrote in the following code in "show.pdf.prawn" it's located
in(/app/view/orders/show.pdf.prawn) pdf.text "Hello, World!"
4. In my controller is
   def show

   end
5. http://localhost:3001/orders/show
6. In this aspect where to give the file name?

How to create simple pdf file using prawn library i followed this url
but can create the simple file this format
def show
Prawn::Document.generate "hello-ttf.pdf" do
  fill_color "0000ff"

  text "Hello World", :at => [200,720], :size => 32
  text "This is chalkboard wrapping " * 20
end
end

Regards
R.Devi