Creates a PDF document from a text block containing CFML and HTML. You should use the cfdocument tag (with format=”PDF”) to generate the PDF by I could fake print-resolution by making a large image and scaling it in HTML. You can convert HTML-based reports into PDF or by wrapping the HTML in the cfdocument start.

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True, I could fake print-resolution by making a large image and scaling it in HTML, but the original was a nice, cfdcoument, vector-image file and I wanted to use that instead.

MIME type of the source document Values: You can use the cfdocument and cfdocumentsection tags to fine-tune your printable output, as follows:.

If you find that your application must use a lot of cfdocumenthere are some tips for improving performance and rendering. Specifies whether to retrieve image files directly from the local drive: Hyml Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.

You can specify this tag’s attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure. You can use the cfdocument htmll attribute to save the generated PDF or SWF content to a file, as the following example shows:. You cannot specify both the src and srcfile attributes.


Nested directly within the cfdocument tag is a div tag that sets the page width, with position: Using advanced PDF options. Permission Description Printing Specify the AllowPrinting attribute to enable viewers to print the document. Combined with username to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate header. If you omit hyml filename attribute, ColdFusion MX streams output to the browser.


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Specifies whether ColdFusion MX overwrites an existing file. Specifies the default unit inches or centimeters for pageheight, pagewidth, and margin attributes. Specify a number less than As a result you can easily convert HTML to printable output, as the following example shows: If you are willing cfdociment work with it, you can get some pretty spectacular results.

Specifies whether bookmarks are created in the document: Use the ownerpassword attribute to specify a password that users must enter to view and optionally modify the document. The following example displays a list of employees, using a cfoutput tag to loop through the query:.

If you want to avoid storing the PDF at all, using cfdocument without a filename will send the pdf of flashpaper directly to the browser without using the cfheader and cfcontent. Page height in inches default or centimeters.


Each document section starts on a new page. Using cfhttp to display web pages. Tim Cunningham has been obsessed with programming since his dad bought a Kaypro IV to help run the family business in Security option Description Encryption. Specify the AllowCopy attribute to let viewers select and copy text from the document. Ben Doom 7, 1 23 Custom height and width. Copy Specify the AllowCopy attribute to let viewers select and copy text from the document.


If you omit the filename attribute, ColdFusion displays the output in the browser.

User name to provide to the proxy server. Used to identify the request client software. Here is some sample code:.

The margin attributes override margins specified in previous sections or in the parent cfdocument tag.

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Specify a number less than Here are a few examples to demonstrate:. Within a section, use the cfdocumentitem tag to specify unique headers and footers for each section and a page break before cfdcument section, as the following example shows:. He started developing web applications in and developing ColdFusion applications since The cfheader tag is used to suggest a file name to the browser.

The cfdocumentitem attribute applies only to the section, and overrides previously specified headers and footers.

Creating PDF and FlashPaper output with the cfdocument tag

You can use cfdocumentitem tags with or without the cfdocumentsection tag, as follows:. Specifies the report format. Cannot be same as userPassword.

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