Any good check printing programs?
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Mon Dec 25 16:56:00 UTC 2006
Tom Horsley wrote:
> As an exercise in getting familiar with the Qt 4 toolkit, I'm working
> on a program that seems to be missing from all the linux money
> programs I can discover (gnucash, kmymoney, etc). None of 'em can
> print real physical checks worth spit (or even at all for some).
> I figure I can just make this a stand alone program that prints
> checks and generates .qif files at the same time, which I can then
> import into the money program of my choice.
> Does this sound remotely useful? Have I missed some program that does
> a good job of check printing (quicken does, of course, but the point
> is to get away from windows).
> Is it worth aiming to make this thing release quality, or should
> I just stick with the learning exercise? :-).
If you decide to do it, you may want to generate a postscript file
that is the template for the check, and your program sets the values
of the variables in the template. I did something like that in a
script for printing envelopes.
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