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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Nested directly within the cfdocument tag is a div tag that sets the page width, with position: Here are a few examples to demonstrate:. Combined with username to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate header. Specifies the submitted format of a PDF form. 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. Tim Cunningham has been obsessed with programming since his dad bought a Kaypro IV to help run the family business in If the tag is at the end of the document, it has no affect.

User name to provide to the proxy server. Sign up using Email and Password. Supported MIME types are: As of this writing, available CSS attributes remain limited. Bottom margin in inches default or centimeters. Modification Specify the AllowModifyContents attribute to let viewers modify the document, assuming they have the required software.

Embedding fonts in the report can help ensure consistent display across multiple browsers and platforms. Lucas Moellers 2 5 Sign up using Facebook. Create the directories in the path before you specify the file.


The margin attributes override margins specified in previous sections or in the parent cfdocument tag.


The one drawback is that it appears the developer has left this product out to pasture for a long time. Creating bookmarks in PDF files You can use the cfdocument bookmark attribute to create bookmarks for each section within a PDF document, as the following example shows: Password required to open a password-protected document. Creates page breaks, headers, or footers.

The cfcontent tag is used to set the Content-Type response header that could also be done using cfheader which tells the browser that it is a PDF file. I had a project where I needed to generate coupons based using a pre-designed, print-resolution PDF template.

Email Required, but never shown. Using advanced PDF options The cfdocument tag supports the Acrobat security options, as the following table shows: A Boolean value that specifies if form fields are exported as widgets or only their fixed print representation is exported.

Specify the AllowPrinting attribute to enable viewers to print the document. The permissions are defined in “permissions” attribute. Saving printable reports in files.

ColdFusion 9 supports bookmarks. If you cfdociment margin attributes, the unit attribute of the parent cfdocument tag control the units; the default for the unit attribute is inches.

Generating Accurate PDFs Using Cfdocument

For more information, see the “Using an image file URL” section. If the tag is at the top of the document, it applies to the entire document. The cfdocument tag supports the following CSS styles: To deal with this, you can use cfdocumentsectionwhich puts your HTML content into separate blocks, each of which can have their own settings for margins, headers, and footers defined in a cfdocumentitem nested in that cfdocumentsection.


Used in conjunction with the filename attribute. You can use the cfdocument scope variables in expressions within the cfdocumentitem tag only. Soldarnal 3, 8 37 The cfdocumentitem attribute applies to the entire document, as follows:. The developer site is still copyright and doesn’t mention anything past ColdFusion MX 6.

Specify a number less than Specify one btml the following: You can use the cfdocument filename attribute cfdocukent save the generated PDF or SWF content to a file, as the following example shows:. For Lucee, the process is different. You can use the cfdocumentitem tag to create a running header for an entire document, as the following example shows: The cfdocument tag supports the Acrobat security options, as the following table shows:. Used in conjunction with filename.

Here is some sample code:. The defaults for these options vary, based on encryption level. Password required to access restricted permissions.

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I was at first thinking I might be able to use the new cfhtmltopdf cfdpcument, but quickly dropped that idea: 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. If users add annotations, they must save the PDF after making changes.

Specify one of the following:. Custom height and width.