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Django view that converts HTML to PDF using webkit.

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Django view that converts HTML to PDF using webkit - via pdfkit and wkhtmltopdf.

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Prerequisites

You need to install wkhtmltopdf.

The versions in Debian/Ubuntu repositories (installed using apt-get install wkhtmltopdf) have reduced functionality and you will most likely want to install one of the stable binaries provided at http://wkhtmltopdf.org/downloads.html which provide increased functionality (headless, patched Qt, better rendering support).

Installation of the pre-compiled binaries on Ubuntu is as simple as;

wget http://download.gna.org/wkhtmltopdf/0.12/0.12.3/wkhtmltox-0.12.3_linux-generic-amd64.tar.xz
tar -xf wkhtmltox-0.12.3_linux-generic-amd64.tar.xz
sudo cp -r wkhtmltox/* /usr/

Install

pip install django-pdfkit

Usage

Simply use the class based PDFView which is a drop in replacement for TemplateView.

# urls.py
from django_pdfkit import PDFView

...
url(r'^my-pdf/$', PDFView.as_view(template_name='my-pdf.html'), name='my-pdf'),
...

Then in your browser goto http://localhost:8000/my-pdf/ and it will magically render as a PDF.

See the docs for more information.

Author

Alex Hayes <alex@alution.com>

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