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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ColdFusion 9 supports bookmarks.

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. You can use the cfdocument bookmark attribute to create bookmarks for each section within a PDF document, as the following example shows:.

The cfdocumentsection htkl When using cfdocumentsectionall text in the document must be enclosed within cfdocumentsection tags. Specifies the page orientation. The cfheader tag is used to suggest a file name to the browser.

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Specifies the submitted format of a PDF form. Specify AllowScreenReaders to enable access to the document through a screen reader. Use the ownerpassword attribute to specify a password that users must enter to view and optionally modify the document.

As a result you can easily convert HTML to printable output, as the following example shows:. Setting Page Attributes cfdocument has attributes that allow you to set margins, page size, page orientation, and passwords.

Specify one of the following:. Separate multiple permissions with a comma. Combined with username to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate header. Avoid using relative file paths: Screen readers Specify AllowScreenReaders to enable access to the document through a screen reader. You can use the cfdocumentitem tag to create a running header for an entire document, as the following example shows: Permission Description Printing Specify the AllowPrinting attribute to enable viewers to print the document.

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Within a section, use the cfdocumentitem tag to specify unique headers and footers for each section.

Creating PDF and FlashPaper output with the cfdocument tag

Post as a guest Name. Specifies the submitted format of a PDF form. You cannot specify both the src and srcfile attributes. You can use the cfdocument scope variables in expressions within the cfdocumentitem tag only. Specifies the page size into which ColdFusion generates the report. Here are a few examples to demonstrate:. Specify a number less than First the tag attributes. Ben Doom 7, 1 23 Use this option to reduce the size of the HTML output so that it fits on that paper.

Configuring and Administering Adobe ColdFusion 9. 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. Absolute path of a file that is on the server. Create the directories in the path before you specify the file.

You can use cfdocumentitem tags with or without the cfdocumentsection tag, as follows:. I was at first thinking I might be able to use the new cfhtmltopdf tag, but quickly dropped that idea: Specifies whether form fields are exported as widgets or only their fixed print representation is exported. You can use the cfdocumentitem tag to create a running header for an entire document, as the following example shows:. Without the parent div tag specifying the width, the results between the 2 engines are vastly different, and positioning the elements is much more a question of trial and error than simply entering the top and left positions as measured with a ruler and perhaps tweaking them by a few milimeters if necessary.


The one drawback is that it appears the developer has left this product out to pasture for a long time. URL or the relative path to the web root. 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.

He blogs at http: Specifies the report format. Embed fonts – false: This scope contains the following variables:.

View Help PDF adobe. Specifies whether ColdFusion MX overwrites an existing file. The cfdocumentitem attribute applies only to the section, and overrides previously specified headers and footers. If the tag is at the end of the document, it has no affect. 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.

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