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Papyrus is a XML-based reporting langauge for PostgreSQL and MySQL. It allows you to 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 commandline-driven, and data arguments can be passed into the report. Equations and expressions can also be carried out on data.

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Recent releases

  •  15 Mar 2007 16:09

    Release Notes: A complete port for Windows has been written. The build process has been changed from automake to scons. Serval minor improvements to papyrus_gui were made.

    •  10 Oct 2006 08:51

      Release Notes: A CSV output engine was added. A new build system based on Scons was implemented. All components were ported to Windows. A pagefoot tag was added for footers. A number of user interface problems and bugs were fixed in papyrus_gui.

      •  06 Jul 2006 06:52

        Release Notes: This release includes fixes to the latex generation code and many bugfixes to the papyrus GUI frontend.

        •  08 Mar 2006 14:58

          Release Notes: A lot of changes were made to the latex engine. The code base was ported to gcc 4.0.

          •  17 Jan 2006 14:43

            Release Notes: A major rewrite of the latex engine has been done to improve the look and layout of reports. A number of backend features were also added, like calculating sub totals and conditions for only generating certain parts of the report.


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