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# Prince XML Ruby interface.
# http://www.princexml.com
#
# Library by Subimage Interactive - http://www.subimage.com
#
#
# USAGE
# -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# prince = Prince.new()
# html_string = render_to_string(:template => 'some_document')
# send_data(
# prince.pdf_from_string(html_string),
# :filename => 'some_document.pdf'
# :type => 'application/pdf'
# )
#

class Prince
  
  attr_accessor :exe_path, :style_sheets, :log_file

  # Initialize method
  #
  def initialize()
    # Finds where the application lives, so we can call it.
    @exe_path = `which prince`.chomp
   @style_sheets = ''
   @log_file = "log/prince.log"
  end
  
  # Sets stylesheets...
  # Can pass in multiple paths for css files.
  #
  def add_style_sheets(*sheets)
    for sheet in sheets do
      @style_sheets << " -s #{sheet} "
    end
  end
  
  # Returns fully formed executable path with any command line switches
  # we've set based on our variables.
  #
  def exe_path
    # Add any standard cmd line arguments we need to pass
    @exe_path << " --input=html --server --log=#{@log_file} "
    @exe_path << @style_sheets
    return @exe_path
  end
  
  # Makes a pdf from a passed in string.
  #
  # Returns PDF as a stream, so we can use send_data to shoot
  # it down the pipe using Rails.
  #
  def pdf_from_string(string)
    path = self.exe_path()
    # Don't spew errors to the standard out...and set up to take IO
    # as input and output
    path << ' --silent - -o -'
    
    # Show the command used...
    #logger.info "\n\nPRINCE XML PDF COMMAND"
    #logger.info path
    #logger.info ''
    
    # Actually call the prince command, and pass the entire data stream back.
    pdf = IO.popen(path, "w+")
    pdf.puts(string)
    pdf.close_write
    output = pdf.gets(nil)
    pdf.close_read
    return output
  end
end
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