Blog articles in category Report Generator

Using Acrobat JavaScript

by Mike Bremford

PDF documents can contain JavaScript, which opens up all sorts of possibilities - not all of which are gaping security holes. Here's an article showing how to use it in PDF - both how to embed it from the Report Generator, and how to run it in the Viewer.

Watermarking a Report

by Mike Bremford

The Report Generator is a layer on top of the PDF Library API which converts XML to PDF. The XML is much easier to work with, but there are always situations where you'll need the flexibility of the API. Here we show you how to do this, and we also present a neat and non-obvious technique for watermarking.