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.
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Nested directly within the cfdocument tag is a div tag that sets the page width, with position: Specifies whether the background prints when the user prints the document: Host name or IP address of a proxy server to which to send the request.
You can use the cfdocument and cfdocumentsection tags to fine-tune your printable output, as follows:. Divides output into sections, optionally specifying custom margins.
You can use the cfdocument scope variables in expressions within the cfdocumentitem tag only.
Password required to access restricted permissions. You can specify this tag’s attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure.
If you want to avoid storing the PDF at all, using cfdocument without a cfdocumnet will send the pdf of flashpaper directly to the browser without using the cfheader and cfcontent. This scope contains the following variables:.
The cfcontent tag is used to set the Content-Type response header that could also be done using cfheader which tells the browser that it is a PDF file.
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. Each document section starts on a new page. A big thanks to Michael Hnat for pointing me in the right direction regarding Lucee with his very helpful blog post. Saving printable reports in files You can use the cfdocument filename attribute to save the generated PDF or SWF content to a file, as the following example shows: Specifies whether bookmarks are created in the document: You typically use these variables in a header or footer to display the current page number and total number or pages, as the following example shows:.
If you specify margin attributes, the unit attribute of the parent cfdocument tag control the units; the default for the unit attribute is inches. Document Handling cfdocument By Tim Cunningham. Specifies the report format. Page width in inches default or centimeters. Also, I’d be careful about relative links to images, as they can sometimes break.
Used in conjunction with filename. Using the cfdocument scope.
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Specifies whether ColdFusion overwrites an existing file. Keep a copy of it, just in case … replace the old fonts. This scope contains the following variables: Cannot be same as ownerPassword. Left margin in inches default or centimeters. Category Data output tags Syntax.
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After a bunch of reading that indicated modifying the image print size or resolution would not help, I tried adding a css style declaration to the image that specified a size in mm, and it worked! The one drawback is that it appears the developer has left this product out to pasture for a long time. There is a logo image at the top of this PDF that was scaling up when rendered in Lucee in a way that caused it to be misplaced.
Specifies whether ColdFusion MX overwrites an existing file. Specify either of the following: Using advanced PDF options. You can use cfdocumentitem tags with or cddocument the cfdocumentsection tag, as follows:.
He serves as Vice-President of IDMI Information Distribution and Marketing Incorporated a group of ColdFusion centric companies aimed at the personal property insurance industry, credit card processing and print management. Combined with username to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate header. You can use the cfdocument bookmark attribute to create bookmarks for each section within a PDF document, as the following example shows:.
Absolute path of a file that is on the server.