CFDOCUMENT HTML PDF
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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At its simplest, you can stick some text between the opening and closing tags of cfdocument there is currently no built-in cfdocument script equivalent and it will render a PDF to the screen.
Here is some sample code:. It would be optimal if anything you produce in a browser will look exactly the same in the cfdocument generated PDF.
However, cfdocument currently only supports HTML 4.
There are 76 supported CSS styles; see http: If you are htnl using cfdocumentsection covered nextthen where you place the cfdocumentitem in your HTML will make a difference as to how it affects the entire document.
Sometimes you may want to create a PDF that does not have the same header and footer for every single page like a title pageor you may have few pages that need different margins. To deal with this, you can use cfdocumentsectionwhich puts your HTML content into separate blocks, each of which can cfddocument their own settings for margins, headers, and footers defined in a cfdocumentitem nested in that cfdocumentsection.
If you find that your application must use a lot of cfdocumenthere are some tips for improving performance and rendering. Set the localURL attribute to cfdocuemnt. When you set this attribute of cfdocument to true, it tells ColdFusion to retrieve image files directly from the server rather by attempting to use HTTP.
Tim Cunningham has been obsessed with programming since his dad bought a Kaypro IV to help run the family business in He started developing web applications in and developing ColdFusion applications since 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.
As Vice-President he strives to keep a forward vision toward new technology to improve customer service, improve employee skill sets and increase company profitability. He cfdofument at http: Document Handling cfdocument By Tim Cunningham.
Here is some sample code: Setting Page Attributes cfdocument has attributes that allow you to set margins, page size, page orientation, and passwords. Avoid using relative file paths: