I'm looking someone who has experience of generating Invoices from a windows forms application using c# .net 2.0.
I want someone to give their recommendation about how to do this. Is it possible to design an invoice in PDF and then have the application merge on the invoice details and then export the file out? (or even better - to attach it on to a new email with the default email client?)
I would like a solution whereby it is easy to layout the invoice, that is why I thought designing it as a PDF would be most preferable but I don't know if it is feasible because of positioning, etc. We currently have some code that generates a printout programatically but it looks ugly.
The database structure holding the invoice details is straight forward. There is an Invoice table holding the necessary details and InvoiceItems holding the stock items that have been purchased.
Please reply back with your suggested method of printing this. It must be easy to "design" the layout and must be able to print, and export the PDF and attach to an email. Please advice if you require more details.
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