[postgis-users] Re: PostGis reports

Chander Ganesan chander at otg-nc.com
Thu Oct 4 08:41:01 PDT 2007

David William Bitner wrote:
> Gus,
> Using I use MapServer to generate either a png or a jpg at a 
> resolution of 150 or 300dpi and then embed that into the pdf using 
> FPDF, I do not bother with the pdf output format with MapServer.
> David
> On 10/2/07, *Gustavo Ces* <g.ces at pettra.es <mailto:g.ces at pettra.es>> 
> wrote:
>     Hi David,
>         First of all, thanks for answering. I´ve got a question. I´ve
>     read the FPDF user manual and it seems you only can add jpg or png
>     images to your documents. How can you link the PDF with mapserver?
>     Does this serve jpg images ( as geoserver, for instance) or is it
>     an aplication and FPDF only interprets it as a confuse string?
>     Gus
As a side note, you can use pdftk (open source) to overlay, merge, and 
fill PDF forms/documents.  If you wanted to use MapServer PDF's to merge 
into reports this would probably be the way to go.

Chander Ganesan
The Open Technology Group
One Copley Parkway, Suite 210
Morrisville, NC  27560
Phone: 877-258-8987/919-463-0999

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