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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The following example shows how to specify bookmarks for document sections: 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! Additionally, the cfdocument tag supports the following Acrobat security permissions through the permissions attribute. Page height in inches default or centimeters. This format prints each page as a bitmap, so printing can be slower.
You can use the cfdocumentitem tag to create a running header for an entire document, as the following example cfdochment Creating sections, headers, and footers You can use the cfdocument and cfdocumentsection tags to fine-tune your printable output, as follows: The one drawback is that it appears the developer has left this product out to pasture for a long time.
The following example displays a list of employees, using a cfoutput tag cfdoxument loop through the query:. Specifies the submitted format of a PDF form. After looking around over the fence for a bit at potential solutions outside of CFML, nothing hit me as particularly appealing, so I dug into getting cfdocument to work as best I could.
If the tag is at the end of the document, it has no affect.
Separate multiple permissions with a comma. If the tag is at the top of the document, it applies to the entire document. The following example shows how to specify bookmarks for document sections:.
Setting Page Cfdocumemt cfdocument has attributes that allow you to set margins, page size, page orientation, and passwords.
Creating PDF and FlashPaper output with the cfdocument tag
Used in conjunction with filename. Use the encryption attribute to specify whether PDF output is encrypted. Absolute path of a file that is on the server. This scope contains the following variables: The cfdocumentitem attribute applies to the entire document, as follows: Specifying a font for a block of text is simple. Fill in Specify AllowFillIn to enable users to use crdocument fields. Specify AllowFillIn to enable users to use form fields.
cfdocument Code Examples and CFML Documentation
Using the cfdocument scope. As a result you can easily convert HTML to printable output, as the following example shows: Ben Doom 7, 1 23 Specify a number less than Within a section, use the cfdocumentitem tag to specify unique headers and footers for each section and a page break before each section, as the following example shows:.
True, I could fake print-resolution by making a large image and scaling it in HTML, but the original was a nice, clean, vector-image file and I wanted to use that instead. Cffocument cannot specify both the src and srcfile attributes.
Embedding fonts in the report can help ensure consistent display across multiple browsers and platforms. Assembly Specify AllowAssembly to enable users to create bookmarks and thumbnails, as well as insert, delete, and rotate pages. Specifies whether bookmarks are created in the document: Create the directories in the path before you specify the file.
Cannot be same as ownerPassword. The cfdocumentitem tag You use one or more cfdocumentitem tags to specify headers and footers or to create a page break. If you specify custom, you must also specify the pageheight and pagewidth attributes, can optionally specify margin attributes, and can optionally specify whether the units are inches or centimeters. Configuring and Administering Adobe ColdFusion 9. 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: 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 cfdocumrnt misplaced.
Using advanced PDF options.
Frank Wiles 1, 10 Also, cfdkcument some applications, the browser displays a Red X image error instead of the image in the browser. Specifies whether the background prints when the user prints the document: As of this writing, available CSS attributes remain limited. As Vice-President he strives to keep a forward vision toward new technology to improve crdocument service, improve employee skill sets and increase company profitability. As a result you can easily convert HTML to printable output, as the following example shows:.
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.
If you want to avoid storing the PDF at all, using cfdocument without a filename will send the pdf of flashpaper directly to the browser without using the cfheader and cfcontent. Specify a number less than You can use cfdocumentitem tags with or without the cfdocumentsection tag, as follows: