Re: [gnome-db] Re: GRAND MASTER PLAN
- From: Adam Williams <adam morrison-ind com>
- To: gnome-db-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [gnome-db] Re: GRAND MASTER PLAN
- Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 10:44:55 -0500
> > Sounds like what you really need is a way to generate an abi
> > document that contains a spreadsheet and a way to print the result.
> Yes, possibly. To answer Chris Browne's question more directly:
> Imagine a dunning letter:
> [company motto]
> Dear Mr. XXX,
> Your account with us is now XXX days overdue. Please
> remit XXX dollars immediately.
> William "Bill" Collector
> Its not really a spreasheet. The bill might be itemized, and a table
> would be needed for that, but it really is abi and not gnumeric that is
> best suited for this type of a report.
But this doesn't need anything remotely resembling a "report engine".
Any application with GDA support (Abiword, etc...) or ODBC (OOo, etc...)
can do this via current mail merge techniques [ assuming a data source
exists with the required data ].
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