Opened 17 years ago

Last modified 16 years ago

#902 confirmed New Feature

PDF Generation

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: General Version:
Keywords: SF Cc: gentleben@…


There should be an option to generate the pdf of the content inside the text area.

Moved from SF:

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 17 years ago by Martin Kou

Cc: gentleben@… added
Reporter: changed from Martin Kou to anonymous

This could possibly be handled on the back-end (server side). For example, using a PDF printer or PHP's PDF functions in a different page on the server to print the file and then return it to the client. I would expect it to be quite a large challenege to produce a PDF on the client side.

Moved from SF. Original poster: gentleben

comment:2 Changed 16 years ago by Paul Moers

I recently used which does quite a nice job. It builds the PDF out of the (X)HTML and applies CSS automatically. Note that it is slow on tables.

There's also, but with this I believe you need to construct the PDF yourself by using fPDF as a library.

comment:3 Changed 16 years ago by Paul Moers

There was an effort once, but that has been downgraded to closed source:

comment:4 Changed 16 years ago by Frederico Caldeira Knabben

Keywords: Confirmed added

At this moment, this can be achieved in the server by using third party software.

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