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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
05886Development Print Viewpublic2012-03-07 16:392013-04-18 17:46
ReporterMazi 
Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminor 
StatusacknowledgedResolutionopen 
Product Version 
Target Version2.1Fixed in Version 
Summary05886: Overwork PDF export(s) so they make use of XHTML + CSS and look nicer
DescriptionAccording to example #61 at http://www.tcpdf.org/examples.php [^] the TCPDF library is able to use XHTML+CSS for layout and styling. This might be a good approach to "connect" the browser output and the PDF code so all overviews that can be exported as PDF will look the same.
would also make it easy to customize some print screens like printanswers, which could then even match a certain template's look and feel.
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Mazi (developer)
2012-03-07 16:41

What do you think, Carsten. Would that be a good start once we start overworking the PDF exports?
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c_schmitz (administrator)
2012-03-07 16:43

Imho TCPDF only support pretty basic HTML, so I am not sure if that works.
Anyway, this is not a bug so please move it to the development section.
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sammousa (developer)
2013-04-18 17:46

TCPDF definitely does not support most of the HTML spec.. We should create custom pdf-templates (which use html / css) as their base, but exporting existing html to pdf will be ugly.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2012-03-07 16:39 Mazi New Issue
2012-03-07 16:39 Mazi Status new => assigned
2012-03-07 16:39 Mazi Assigned To => c_schmitz
2012-03-07 16:41 Mazi Note Added: 17773
2012-03-07 16:43 c_schmitz Note Added: 17774
2012-03-07 16:56 Mazi Project Bug reports => Development
2013-03-18 00:03 c_schmitz Assigned To c_schmitz =>
2013-03-18 00:03 c_schmitz Status assigned => acknowledged
2013-03-18 00:03 c_schmitz Product Version 1.92+ =>
2013-04-18 17:46 sammousa Note Added: 24989


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