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xhtml2pdf - PDF generator using HTML and CSS
xhtml2pdf [-b base path] [--base=base path] [-c CSS file]
[--css=CSS file] [--css-dump] [-d] [--debug]
[--encoding=character encoding] [-h] [--help] [-q] [--quiet]
[--version] [-w] [--warn] [-x] [--xml] [--xhtml] [--html]
This manual page documents briefly the xhtml2pdf command.
xhtml2pdf is an HTML-to-PDF converter using the ReportLab Toolkit,
HTML5lib and pyPdf.
It supports HTML 5 and CSS 2.1 (and some of CSS 3). It is completely
written in pure Python so it is platform independent. The main benefit
of this tool that a user with Web skills like HTML and CSS is able to
generate PDF templates very quickly without learning new technologies.
Easy integration into Python frameworks like CherryPy, KID Templating,
TurboGears, Django, Zope, Plone, Google AppEngine (GAE) etc.
A summary of options is included below.
Name of a HTML file or a file pattern using * placeholder. If you
want to read from stdin use - as file name. You may also load an
URL over HTTP. Take care of putting the src in quotes if it
contains characters like ?.
Name of the generated PDF file or - if you like to send the result
to stdout. Take care that the destination file is not already
opened by an other application like the Adobe Reader. If the
destination is not writeable a similar name will be calculated
Specify a base path if input comes via STDIN.
Path to default CSS file
Dumps the default CSS definitions to STDOUT.
Show debugging information.
The character encoding of SRC. If left empty (default) this
information will be extracted from the HTML header data.
Show the help text.
Show no messages.
Show version information.
-x, --xml, --xhtml
Force parsing in XML mode (automatically used if SRC ends with
Force parsin in HTML mode (default).
xhtml2pdf was written by Dirk Holtwick <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by Toby Smithe <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for
the Debian project (but may be used by others).