Except for extracting the data for further processing, it is also typical that you would want to create reports of the data. In this case, PDF is one of the most popular formats, because it looks virtually identical on every system.
Generating PDF files is a huge topic, so we can't show everything, but this recipe should get you started.
We will use the purePDF library to create the PDF file. It can be found at http://code.google.com/p/purepdf/. Download the library through the download link. At the time of this writing,
purePDF_0.77.20110116.zip was the current version.
The library comes packaged as an SWC class library. To use these in FlashDevelop, move both files into the
lib folder of your project. ...