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Document importance of Site setting in install docs

Also, document the meaning of the "document" parameter in Letter models.
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11 docs/installation.rst
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ After running that script, there will be a single admin user with username
"admin" and password "admin". This can be changed in the Django admin site by
navigating to ``http://localhost:8000/admin/``.
-8. Run the dev server!
+7. Run the dev server!
Django ships with a built-in devserver. You can run this directly::
@@ -182,3 +182,12 @@ To also auto-compile coffeescript and sass sources, and run the celery deamon, u
+8. Set the site name in admin
+In order to download documents as PDF's, you'll need to set the 'Site' object
+so that it isn't the default (unless ```` resolves as you :)).
+To do this, navigate to the admin site: ``http://localhost:8000/admin/``.
+Click ``Sites``, and change the default site to a URL that will resolve
+(probably ``localhost:8000``).
4 scanblog/correspondence/
@@ -118,7 +118,9 @@ def first_post_letter(letter):
'letter': letter
- # First post, if any
+ # First post, if any. First post uses a dynamic document rather than the
+ # letter.document field, so that if a document is ever removed/unpublished,
+ # we get the updated "first post" on printout.
document = Document.objects.filter(status="published", type="post",'date_written')[0]
2  scanblog/
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@
# Be sure to change this to the exact location
-TEXT_IMAGE_FONT = "/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-sil-gentium/GenR102.ttf"
+TEXT_IMAGE_FONT = "/usr/share/fonts/truetype/gentium/GenR102.ttf"
# You'll want to change these as needed...
NICE_CMD = "/usr/bin/nice"
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