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Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« on: November 13, 2004, 06:22:35 AM »
BeerSmith 1.3 supports custom report templates.

I'm interested in making additional templates free for download and also including the best in the next version of BeerSmith.

For examples - copy some of the files in your:
 c:\Program Files\BeerSmith\templates

directory.  You can modify copies of the recipe templates and then test them by using the "reports" tab on the "Options" command "Tools" menu.

I'm very interested in developing some new HTML (or text) report templates.

 Some ideas:
  - HTML templates with graphical background that can be used to print fancy beer bottle labels.
  - HTML files customized for recipes - of any kind (some of the default ones are not particularly brilliant!)
  - Additional competition reports based on major competition registration forms
 
Cheers!
Brad

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2004, 05:28:27 PM »
I've created a report template based on a form I have been using to manually record my brews previously.
Here is a report based on the template.
http://users.bigpond.net.au/doctor/beersmith/DocsHourGlassII.htm

Beers,
Doc

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2004, 11:00:25 PM »
Doc,
 It looks great!  If you wish to release it to the rest of the community let me know and I would be happy to add it to the updates page.

Thanks!
Brad
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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2004, 11:32:48 PM »
I've just realised for all of you it will actually look very ordinary and a couple of the fields aren't as intended as the page was created with a font you won't have.
You can download the font the template was created for from here http://users.bigpond.net.au/doctor/beersmith/GOODDP__.TTF
I've emailed Brad the template too.

Beers,
Doc

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2004, 10:23:00 AM »
 I've fixed it up so it displays better if you don't have my special font installed.
Sample in the URL in my ealier post has been updated for the template change.
I've also emailed the updated version to Brad.

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Doc

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2004, 10:53:12 AM »
Thanks,
 I did receive the files.  I will post it to the "data updates" page in the next day or two for anyone who wants to download it.

 I will probably post the version without the separate fonts to make it a little easier to download and install.

Cheers!
Brad
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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2004, 12:09:13 AM »
I've created another template this arvo for doing bottle labels. Using one of my brewery logos and the recipes name, alc vol, date, and brewers name out of BeerSmith you have instant beer bottle labels.
Will test without my font tomorrow and post a mockup page.

Beers,
Doc

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« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2004, 09:16:12 AM »
The label template is done.
You can checkout a sample here http://users.bigpond.net.au/doctor/beersmith/HourGlassIPAII-BottleLabel.htm

Same as before I've formatted it for my font (GoodDog), so unless you install the font you will get the default webfont. My font is here http://users.bigpond.net.au/doctor/beersmith/GOODDP__.TTF

I'll be sending the template to Brad for addition to the site.

Beers,
Doc

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2004, 10:10:38 AM »
 Update.

The name of the beer seems not to display if you are not using IE. I know a number of you aren't using Internet Explorer, so it won't display properly.
This appears to be because I used Frontpage and WordArt to get the pretty graphics etc.
Doh, should have used a standards compliant editor
This is what it should look like.


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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2004, 01:19:14 PM »
Thanks,
 I will post the templates this weekend, and link them to the news list on the main window so it is easy to find.

Cheers
Brad
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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #10 on: January 02, 2005, 09:56:45 AM »
I can't find the templates. Where are they?

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Re: Know HTML? Create some report templates!
« Reply #11 on: January 02, 2005, 03:37:55 PM »
Hi,
 Ran into a slight technical glitch along with the holiday rush.  I have a workaround I will post along with the files shortly.

 Sorry for the delay...

Cheers!
Brad
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