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Vivliostyle CLI

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Supercharge your command-line publication workflow.

Install

npm install -g @vivliostyle/cli

Use

Usage: vivliostyle [options] [command]

Options:
  -v, --version   output the version number
  -h, --help      display help for command

Commands:
  init            create vivliostyle config
  build           build and create PDF file
  preview         launch preview server
  help [command]  display help for command

init

create vivliostyle config file.

vivliostyle init

You are new to Vivliostyle? Check out our latest project Create Book. With Create Book, you can easily bootstrap your book project and start writing without any extra effort.

CLI Options

Options:
  --title <title>            title
  --author <author>          author
  -l, --language <language>  language
  -s, --size  <size>         paper size
  -T, --theme <theme>        theme
  -h, --help                 display help for command

build

build and create PDF file.

Put vivliostyle.config.js in the root directory, then:

vivliostyle build

build

CLI options

Options:
  -c, --config <config_file>       path to vivliostyle.config.js [vivliostyle.config.js]
  -o, --output <path>              specify output file name or directory [<title>.pdf]
                                   This option can be specified multiple, then each -o options can be supplied one -f option.
                                   ex: -o output1 -f webpub -o output2.pdf -f pdf
  -f, --format <format>            specify output format corresponding output target
                                   If an extension is specified on -o option, this field will be inferenced automatically.
  -s, --size <size>                output pdf size [Letter]
                                   preset: A5, A4, A3, B5, B4, JIS-B5, JIS-B4, letter, legal, ledger
                                   custom(comma separated): 182mm,257mm or 8.5in,11in
  --style <stylesheet>             additional stylesheet URL or path
  --user-style <user_stylesheet>   user stylesheet URL or path
  -d, --single-doc                 single HTML document input
  -p, --press-ready                make generated PDF compatible with press ready PDF/X-1a [false]
                                   This option is equivalent with "--preflight press-ready"
  -t, --timeout <seconds>          timeout limit for waiting Vivliostyle process [60s]
  -T, --theme <theme>              theme path or package name
  --title <title>                  title
  --author <author>                author
  -l, --language <language>        language
  --render-mode <mode>             if docker is set, Vivliostyle try to render PDF on Docker container [local] (choices: "local", "docker")
  --preflight <mode>               apply the process to generate PDF for printing (choices: "press-ready", "press-ready-local")
  --preflight-option <options...>  options for preflight process (ex: gray-scale, enforce-outline)
                                   Please refer the document of press-ready for further information.
                                   https://github.com/vibranthq/press-ready
  --verbose                        verbose log output
  --no-sandbox                     launch chrome without sandbox. use this option when ECONNREFUSED error occurred.
  --executable-chromium <path>     specify a path of executable Chrome (or Chromium) you installed
  --image <image>                  specify a docker image to render
  --http                           launch an HTTP server hosting contents instead of file protocol
                                   It is useful that requires CORS such as external web fonts.
  --viewer <URL>                   specify a URL of displaying viewer instead of vivliostyle-cli's one
                                   It is useful that using own viewer that has staging features. (ex: https://vivliostyle.vercel.app/)
  -h, --help                       display help for command

preview

open preview page and save PDF interactively.

vivliostyle preview

CLI options

Options:
  -c, --config <config_file>      path to vivliostyle.config.js
  -T, --theme <theme>             theme path or package name
  -s, --size <size>               output pdf size [Letter]
                                  preset: A5, A4, A3, B5, B4, JIS-B5, JIS-B4, letter, legal, ledger
                                  custom(comma separated): 182mm,257mm or 8.5in,11in
  --style <stylesheet>            additional stylesheet URL or path
  --user-style <user_stylesheet>  user stylesheet URL or path
  -d, --single-doc                single HTML document input
  -q, --quick                     quick loading with rough page count
  --title <title>                 title
  --author <author>               author
  -l, --language <language>       language
  --verbose                       verbose log output
  --no-sandbox                    launch chrome without sandbox (use this option to avoid ECONNREFUSED error)
  --executable-chromium <path>    specify a path of executable Chrome(Chromium) you installed
  --http                          launch an HTTP server hosting contents instead of file protocol
                                  It is useful that requires CORS such as external web fonts.
  --viewer <URL>                  specify a URL of displaying viewer instead of vivliostyle-cli's one
                                  It is useful that using own viewer that has staging features. (ex: https://vivliostyle.vercel.app/)
  -h, --help                      display help for command

User Guide

See User Guide

Q&A

Not working in Node v14.0.0

puppeteer is not working in Node v14.0.0, ie vivliostyle-cli is not working same. See also: https://developers.google.com/web/tools/puppeteer/troubleshooting

The error has been resolved by Node >= v14.1.0 or <= v12.0.0.

Contribute

See Contribution Guide.

License

Licensed under AGPL Version 3.