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eea.converter 7.0

SVG, PNG, PDF converters using external tools as ImageMagick

Latest Version: 9.1

Introduction

This package provides utilities to convert images and PDF files using ImageMagick. It also provides a generic /download.pdf browser view that allow your users to download Plone pages as PDF files with custom PDF cover, disclaimer and back cover (requires wkhtmltopdf and pdftk system-packages installed on your server).

Installation

Customize output PDF

Cover

Provide custom browser:page called @@pdf.cover:

<browser:page
  for="my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  name="pdf.cover"
  class=".app.pdfview.Cover"
  template="zpt/pdf.cover.pt"
  permission="zope2.View"
  />

Disclaimer

First page after PDF Cover containing author details and copyrights. Provide custom browser:page called @@pdf.cover:

<browser:page
  for="my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  name="pdf.disclaimer"
  class=".app.pdfview.Disclaimer"
  template="zpt/pdf.disclaimer.pt"
  permission="zope2.View"
  />

Body

Provide custom browser:page called @@pdf.body:

<browser:page
  for="my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  name="pdf.body"
  class=".app.pdfview.Body"
  template="zpt/pdf.body.pt"
  permission="zope2.View"
  />

Back Cover

Provide custom browser:page called @@pdf.cover.back:

<browser:page
  for="my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  name="pdf.cover.back"
  class=".app.pdfview.BackCover"
  template="zpt/pdf.cover.back.pt"
  permission="zope2.View"
  />

Table of contents

To enable Table of contents provide an empty browser:page called @@pdf.toc:

<browser:page
  for="my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  name="pdf.toc"
  template="zpt/pdf.toc.pt"
  permission="zope2.View"
  />

Options

For PDF cover you’ll have to provide a named adapter like:

<adapter
  name="pdf.cover"
  for=" my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  provides="eea.converter.interfaces.IPDFOptionsMaker"
  factory=".adapters.CoverOptionsMaker" />

Same for PDF disclaimer:

<adapter
  name="pdf.disclaimer"
  for=" my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  provides="eea.converter.interfaces.IPDFOptionsMaker"
  factory=".adapters.DisclaimerOptionsMaker" />

Or for PDF back cover:

<adapter
  name="pdf.cover.back"
  for=" my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  provides="eea.converter.interfaces.IPDFOptionsMaker"
  factory=".adapters.BackCoverOptionsMaker" />

For PDF body you’ll have to provide a named adapter like:

<adapter
  name="pdf.body"
  for=" my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  provides="eea.converter.interfaces.IPDFOptionsMaker"
  factory=".adapters.BodyOptionsMaker" />

For global PDF options provide an unamed adapter like:

<adapter
  for=" my.package.interfaces.ICustomContent"
  provides="eea.converter.interfaces.IPDFOptionsMaker"
  factory=".adapters.OptionsMaker" />

Also add custom print.css for your needs. See more at eea.pdf

Dependencies

Note

These are not hard dependencies. You can use all features of eea.converter or just the ones that you need.

  • pdfinfo to parse pdf metadata (part of the xpdf package):

    yum install xpdf (fedora)
    apt-get install xpdf (debian)
    
  • pdftk to generate a cover image from a pdf file:

    yum install pdftk (fedora)
    apt-get install pdftk (debian)
    
  • ImageMagick (6.3.7+):

    yum install ImageMagick
    apt-get install imagemagick
    

Source code

Latest source code (Zope 2 compatible):

Documentation

See the doc directory in this package.

Funding

EEA - European Environment Agency (EU)

Changelog

7.0 - (2014-07-15)

  • Feature: Added Table of Contents support [voineali refs #20268]
  • Cleanup: Remove collective.sendaspdf dependency [voineali refs #20268]

6.8 - (2014-06-06)

  • Feature: Added PDF Back Cover support [voineali refs #19882]
  • Feature: Added PDF Disclaimer support (the first page after cover containing author details and copyrights) [voineali refs #19882]

6.7 - (2014-03-10)

  • Bug fix: Do not add table of content on PDF cover [voineali refs #18630]
  • Change: pass a doctype to the header pdf template in order to workaround wkhtmltopdf 0.12 issue which fails to insert the header without it [ichim-david refs #18550]

6.6 - (2014-01-21)

  • Bug fix: removed wrongly added blockquotes within README.rst [ichim-david refs #18064]
  • Feature: adding Sphinx-generated documentation in Page Template format [batradav refs #9502]

6.5 - (2013-10-22)

  • Bug fix: return first page on pdf to image conversion; refactor cover [simiamih refs #16799]

6.4 - (2013-10-07)

  • Feature: Added utility method to truncate text by the number of characters without cutting words at the end [voineali refs #16946]
  • Feature: Added utility method to convert relative urls to absolute urls [voineali refs #16946]

6.3 - (2013-10-04)

  • Bug fix: Fixed PDF cover asking for credentials for non-published documents [voineali refs #14904]
  • Feature: Added custom PDF html-header and html-footer in order to easily customize them (just override @@pdf.header and @@pdf.footer for your contexts) [voineali refs #16802]

6.2 - (2013-09-23)

  • Feature: Export HTML to PDF with custom cover (requires collective.sendaspdf) [voineali refs #14904]

6.1 - (2013-02-25)

  • Feature: added information for contributors [ciobabog refs #13892]
  • Add Windows support for close_fds parameter of Popen [erral #1]

6.0 - (2012-10-08)

  • Fixed dependencies, cleanup and make the package run on a clean Zope [ghicaale #5426]

1.1 - (2012-06-12)

  • Added watermark utility [szabozo0]

1.0 - (2012-03-05)

  • Initial release [voineali]
 
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