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Printing forms on web using filemaker data

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Experts, I have created an online version of a Filemaker DB using Filemaker API PHP. After a user fills out a form I would like them to be able to print the results from the web.

Currently I have set up the form print as html/php with mixed results. Some computers print the form fine, others not as expected.

What is the best way to print online forms? Is it possible for Filemaker to create a PDF to display instantly on the web after the form is filled out to print?
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printing from filemaker php is the same headache as printing from any php application.
and no the native pdf can't be used from the php side.
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You could try to use the PDF library in PHP and generate your PDF documents on the fly. Here's the link for docs on PDFLib: http://ca3.php.net/manual/en/book.pdf.php

and here's another option: http://www.fpdf.org/

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hell of a work for a filemaker user...
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