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eea.pdf 3.0

Download as PDF

Latest Version: 5.3

This package allows your users to download Plone content as PDF files. As admin you can define specific PDF themes per content-type.

Note

Requires wkhtmltopdf and pdftk system-packages installed on your server. See eea.converter documentation for more details.

Main features

  1. Adds download as PDF action at the bottom of the page
  2. Possibility to define custom PDF themes per content-type

Install

Getting started

  1. Go to Site Setup > PDF Settings
  2. Customize an existing PDF theme or add a new one
  3. Go to Home page and click on download as pdf icon at the bottom of the page or directly access http://localhost:8080/Plone/front-page/download.pdf

PDF Theme options

For more information about wkhtmltopdf options like Table of contents XSL file, header and footer parameters, etc. see wkhtmltopdf documentation.

Cover

A page template to be used for PDF Cover. Leave empty to disable it. Default: pdf.body

Disclaimer

A page template containing copyright and author information. This page will be placed between cover and PDF body. Leave empty to skip it. Default: pdf.disclaimer

Body

A page template to be used for PDF body. An empty value will skip PDF body. Default: pdf.body

Back Cover

A page template to be used for back cover. Leave empty to disable back cover. Default: pdf.cover.back

Table of contents

An XSL page template to be used for PDF Table of contents. See wkhtmltopdf documentation for more information about XSL format. Leave empty to disable Table of contents. Default: pdf.toc

JavaScript

Enable or disable javascript. Default: True

Timeout

Abort PDF conversion after this number of seconds Default: 60

Offset

Start counting pages within PDF Body from this number. Usefull when cover and/or disclaimer are enabled. Default: 0

Maximum depth

This option defines the maximum depth a folderish item can go while recursively includes it’s children within PDF. Default: 1 (include only direct children, non-folderish ones)

Maximum breadth

This options limit the number of direct children a folderish item can include within PDF. Default: 100

Maximum items

The total items to be included within PDF export for a folderish item, including depth and breadth. Default: 1000

Portal types

Apply this theme to selected portal types. Default:

Custom permissions

Custom permissions added by this package

Can download PDF (eea.pdf.download)

Assign this permission to roles that you want to be able to download content as PDF Default: Owner, Manager, Editor

Can customize PDF (eea.pdf.customize)

Assign this permission to roles that you want to be able to contextually customize the output PDF look and feel Default: Manager, Site Administrator

Source code

Funding

EEA - European Environment Agency (EU)

Changelog

3.0 - (2014-08-12)

  • Upgrade step: Assign “Can download PDF” permission to CommonEditor
  • Upgrade step: Within “Plone > Site setup > Add-ons” click on upgrade button available for EEA PDF
  • Change: Added i18n translations [voineali refs #20431]
  • Bug fix: Hide some indicators boxes within PDF export [voineali refs #20454]
  • Bug fix: Fixed spacing for key messages and related items [voineali refs #20457]
  • Bug fix: Fixed CSS used for tables within PDF export [voineali refs #20462]
  • Change: Skip description within PDF cover if length of first sentence is greather that 80 characters [voineali refs #20456]
  • Feature: Include iframes and interpret javascript. Also added option to disable javascript per theme. [voineali refs #20459]
  • Cleanup: Removed beautifulsoup4 dependency and cleanup all fixes made with this tool [voineali refs #20459]
  • Feature: Added global and local PDF settings for collection and folderish content-types: Max depth, Max breadth and Total Max Items [voineali refs #20436]
  • Feature: Added possibility to locally override PDF Theme to use within PDF export [voineali refs #20436]
  • Feature: Added possibility to locally disable PDF export [voineali refs #20436]
  • Feature: Added IPDFAware marker interface in order to easily support PDF export. Added Dexterity support, also. [voineali refs #20436]
  • Feature: Added “Can download PDF” and “Can customize PDF” permissions [voineali refs #20436]
  • Change: Removed default PDF theme concept. If there is no PDF Theme assigned for a content-type, PDF can’t be downloaded [voineali refs #20436]

2.0 - (2014-07-16)

  • Feature: added style for excluding certain parts from PDF. [demarant #20255]
  • Upgrade step: Within “Plone > Site setup > Add-ons” click on upgrade button available for EEA PDF
  • Upgrade step: Within “Plone > Site setup > Add-ons” uninstall collective.sendaspdf
  • Feature: Added table of contents support [voineali refs #20268]
  • Feature: Added custom pdf.body for Topic and Collection content-types that is an aggregated page based on query results pdf.body [voineali refs #20267]
  • Feature: Added custom pdf.body for Plone Folder ctype that is an aggregated page based on children pdf.body [voineali refs #20267]
  • Cleanup: Remove collective.sendaspdf dependency [voineali refs #20268]

1.1 - (2014-06-30)

  • Bug fix: fixed condition for print css which failed when using collective.sendaspdf to download a pdf [ichimdav refs #19880]
  • Bug fix: use plone.app.vocabularies.ReallyUserFriendlyTypes for better portal types matching [ichim-david refs #19880]

1.0 - (2014-06-06)

  • Upgrade step: Within “Plone > Site setup > Add-ons” install “EEA PDF” [voineali refs #19761]
  • Initial release
 
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