[Melbourne-pm] unicode html->pdf?
mathew.robertson at netratings.com.au
Tue Oct 23 20:37:06 PDT 2007
I have also been in the same situation, but I cant offer any
PDF::API2 will do UTF8, but getting that to work with template-driven
sites is next to impossible. This is ignoring the fact that most sites
The only solution which may work is to automate/script firefox so that
it loads the website, then calls the print handler to print a PDF. You
could use one of the Firefox extensions for scripting a page-download
(eg: http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/user/pollak/webpagedump), but hack it
to print to a PDF printer (rather than save to disk).
Guy Morton wrote:
> I've been struggling with this for a while so I thought I'd ask here
> to see if someone else has come across this problem and found a
> workable solution.
> I have a client for whom I maintain a number of html-formatted
> document templates. These are editable via a web interface using the
> tinyMCE editor, which is very groovy and which works well. I use TT
> to render these templates into documents for further processing into
> HTMLDOC is the application I've used in the past to convert these
> documents into PDF, however it does not support unicode and therefore
> cannot render chinese characters in documents.
> So, what I need is a way to convert my utf-8 charset HTML-formatted
> documents into PDF.
> Anyone got a suggestion as to what might work?
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