Creates a PDF document from a text block containing CFML and HTML. You should use the cfdocument tag (with format=”PDF”) to generate the PDF by I could fake print-resolution by making a large image and scaling it in HTML. You can convert HTML-based reports into PDF or by wrapping the HTML in the cfdocument start.

Author: Tojagar Vudoramar
Country: Cape Verde
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 25 January 2016
Pages: 134
PDF File Size: 15.77 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.8 Mb
ISBN: 823-3-32311-619-4
Downloads: 75048
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Totaur

The file name often does not match the font name. You cannot specify both the src and srcfile attributes.

Generating Accurate PDFs Using Cfdocument

Using advanced PDF options. In the unzipped fonts directory that results, add your custom font files, again use only TTFs, and then open the pd4fonts.

Here are a few examples to demonstrate:. After you have saved the content as a PDF, use cfheader and cfcontent in combination to output the PDF as an attachment “Save As” and add the file to the response stream. You can specify this tag’s attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure.

Supported MIME ytml are: The following example displays a list of employees, using a cfoutput tag to loop through the query: Specifies whether ColdFusion MX overwrites an existing file.

cfdocument Code Examples and CFML Documentation

Then within that parent div tag are nested the various div tags, absolutely positioned, containing the blocks of text and images that make up the PDF content. Specify the AllowModifyContents attribute to let viewers modify the document, assuming they have the required software.


By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Embed all fonts except Java fonts and core fonts. I ended up having to break some of the encrypted templates in order to fix a couple of bugs and make it work as I needed it to.

Combined with password to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate header. Specifies the page orientation. For a full list of deprecated features, refer to Deprecated features. Using cfhttp to display web pages. If the tag is at the end of the document, it has no affect.

Generating Accurate PDFs Using Cfdocument – Nando @ Aria Media

Specify the AllowPrinting attribute to enable viewers to print the document. Scale factor as a percentage. Email Required, but never shown. Specify one of the following: Here is some sample code: Embedding fonts in the report can help ensure consistent display across multiple browsers and platforms.

Document Handling

Cfdockment bookmarks in PDF files You can cfdocmuent the cfdocument bookmark attribute to create bookmarks for each section within a PDF document, as the following example shows: I had a project where I needed to generate coupons based using a pre-designed, print-resolution PDF template.


If you find that your application must use a lot of cfdocumenthere are some tips for improving performance and rendering. Interactive tags, such as formcfformand cfapplet JavaScript that dynamically modifies elements or element positions Additionally, the HTML wrapped by the cfdocument tag must be well-formed, with end tags for every start tag and proper nesting of block-level elements.

Left margin in inches default or centimeters.

As a result you can easily convert HTML to printable output, as the following example shows: Within a section, use the cfdocumentitem cfdocumentt to specify unique headers and footers for each section. It can be one of the following values: Nested directly within the cfdocument tag is a div tag that sets the page width, with position: Page type into which ColdFusion generates the report: I was at first thinking I might be cfdocumeny to use the new cfhtmltopdf tag, but quickly dropped that idea: Document Handling cfdocument By Tim Cunningham.

After a bunch of reading that indicated modifying the image print size or resolution would not help, I tried adding a css style declaration cfdocumment the image that specified a size in mm, and it worked! He blogs at http: