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wkhtml2pdf

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Version 1.0 - Html to PDF Composer Package

Usage

return PDF::html('hello'); // hello is naw of blade template

return PDF::html('hello',array('name' => 'Nithin')); // pass variables for the view as second option

return PDF::html('hello',array('name' => 'Nithin'), 'New File'); // thrid option is for the name of the pdf file thats generated

PDF::url('http://google.com'); // Pdf from url

// What to download to a file instead ?

PDF::setOutputMode('F'); // force to file
PDF::html('app.invoices.pdf',['title'=>$title],'/var/www/test.pdf'); // custom download path

Laravel Quick start

Required setup

In the require key of composer.json file add the following

"nitmedia/wkhtml2pdf": "dev-master"

Run the Composer update comand

$ composer update nitmedia/wkhtml2pdf

L5

In your config/app.php add 'Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\L5Wkhtml2pdfServiceProvider' to the end of the $providers array

'providers' => array(
    ...
    Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\L5Wkhtml2pdfServiceProvider::class,
),

L4

In your config/app.php add 'Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\Wkhtml2pdfServiceProvider' to the end of the $providers array

'providers' => array(

    'Illuminate\Foundation\Providers\ArtisanServiceProvider',
    'Illuminate\Auth\AuthServiceProvider',
    ...
    'Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\Wkhtml2pdfServiceProvider',

),

At the end of config/app.php add 'PDF' => 'Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\Facades\Wkhtml2pdf' to the $aliases array

'aliases' => array(

    'App'        => Illuminate\Support\Facades\App::class,
    'Artisan'    => Illuminate\Support\Facades\Artisan::class,
    ...
    'PDF'    => Nitmedia\Wkhtml2pdf\Facades\Wkhtml2pdf::class,

),

Configuration

Please set the driver file accoridng to the current OS, Supported drivers include: mac osx, linux 32, linux 64

php artisan vendor:publish

Driver

wkhtml2pdf

Version: 0.12.1-rc

Driver types

  • wkhtmltopdf-0.12.1-OS-X.i386 - Mac OS X 10.8+ (Carbon), 32-bit
  • wkhtmltopdf-amd64 - Linux (Debian Wheezy), 64-bit, for recent distributions (i.e. glibc 2.13 or later)
  • wkhtmltopdf-i386 - Linux (Debian Wheezy), 32-bit, for recent distributions (i.e. glibc 2.13 or later)

Troubleshooting

**There is a debug flag in config where you can test the output of the drivers.**

1. Some users have noted a strange permissions issue executing the drivers. Try chmod'ing the driver files to solve the issue.
2. All asset urls must be absolute, relative urls wont work.
3. ***Ubuntu users*** you need to do => apt-get install libxrender1 libxext6

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) <2013>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.