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This package is a addon for the package. It provides an additional simplelayout-based block for uploading PDF documents, which will then be included in the book PDF.

The block is intended to be used for including vector based data such as charts. The uploaded PDF is included in the exported PDF of the whole book directly as PDF, so that there is no quality loss.


  • resizing the PDF
  • cropping the PDF
  • automatic generation of PNG preview for the displaying in the browser (based on ghostscript)
  • including PDF like an picture (intended for charts etc)
  • including PDF as sub-document (multiple pages)


  • Ghostscript needs to be installed on the server (

  • Add ftwbook.graphicblock to your buildout configuration:

    eggs +=
  • Install the generic import profile.



This package is copyright by 4teamwork.

ftwbook.graphicblock is licensed under GNU General Public License, version 2.

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