LassoScript Utility
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Tag Link [PDF_Table] Category PDF
Type Substitution Source Available Yes
Support Preferred Version 6.0
Change Unchanged Data Source Any
Output Type PDF_Table Security File
Implementation LJAPI Sets Lasso 8.5, Lasso 8.0, Lasso 7.0, Lasso 6.0


Creates a table to be placed in a PDF. Requies -Cols and -Rows paramters which set the number of columns and rows present in the table. Member tags are used to add data to the table once it is created.


[Var_Set: 'MyTable' = (PDF_Table:


Required Parameters
-Cols Specifies the number of columns in a table.
-Rows Specifies the number of rows in a table.
Optional Parameters
-Spacing Specifies the spacing around a table cell.
-Padding Specifies the padding within a table cell.
-ColWidth Sets the column width for each column in the table. Requires an array of decimals representing the width percentage of each column. Optional.
-Width Specifies the width of the table as a percentage of the current page width. Defaults to the width of the cell text plus spacing, padding, and borders if not specified.
-BorderWidth Specifies the border width of the table in points. Requires a decimal value.
-BorderColor Specifies the border color of the table. Requires a [PDF_Color] object or a hex color string (e.g. '#000000').
-BackgroundColor Specifies the background color of the table. Requires a [PDF_Color] object or a hex color string (e.g. '#CCCCCC').


To define a table for a PDF document:

The example below shows how to create a table with 3 rows and 4 columns with a cell spacing of 12 points for use in a PDF document. Content can be added to the defined $MyTable variable using the [PDF_Table->Add] tag, and the defined $MyTable variable can be added to a [PDF_Doc] variable using the [PDF_Doc->Add] tag.

[Var:'MyTable'=(PDF_Table: -Rows=3, -Cols=4, -Spacing=12)]

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