how to produce publishing quality documentation from drawing

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how to produce publishing quality documentation from drawing

Post by chewie54 » Fri May 18, 2007 1:39 pm

Hello,

How would one generate publishing quality documentation outputs from a program that draws like block diagrams using wxWidgets.

I know you can output pdf files and generate postscript files but I need a solution that can be displayed and printed from MS Word ( yuck ). The only thing I can think of is generate high resolution image files but I'm not sure that is the right thing to do.

Thanks in advance.
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Post by Ugly! » Fri May 18, 2007 2:04 pm

You can try using LatextoRtf.
You'll have to install latex on every PC. On the other hand, latex files are simple plain text files. You can embed almost any image format (SVG or EPS will be the best).

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Post by Ugly! » Fri May 18, 2007 2:57 pm

Very nice!
Thnx T-Rex, it will sure come handy in the future.

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Re: how to produce publishing quality documentation from dra

Post by alamgir99 » Sat May 19, 2007 8:13 am

chewie54 wrote:Hello,

How would one generate publishing quality documentation outputs from a program that draws like block diagrams using wxWidgets.

I know you can output pdf files and generate postscript files but I need a solution that can be displayed and printed from MS Word ( yuck ). The only thing I can think of is generate high resolution image files but I'm not sure that is the right thing to do.

Thanks in advance.
DJF
Use meta file. (they are supported in wx). Then try get some library to create doc files (or you may choose RTF library too).

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