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Hi, 

I wan't to send a generated PDF with in an email attachment. To sent the email, I have to generate and save the PDF file. I' don't need it afterwards, zo I want to remove the generated PDF after some time.

In the documentation i found there's a tempDir() method, but I can't get it to work.

I use the dompdf library to generate a PDF

This is my current test code:

$dompdf = new Dompdf();
$dompdf->loadHtml('hello world');

// (Optional) Setup the paper size and orientation
$dompdf->setPaper('A4', 'landscape');

// Render the HTML as PDF
$dompdf->render();

$wireTempDir = files()->tempDir('test');

$output = $dompdf->output('test.pdf');

file_put_contents($wireTempDir, $output);

 

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On 3/05/2017 at 10:06 PM, Peejay said:

file_put_contents($wireTempDir, $output);

In your code $wireTempDir will only give the path to the temp directory, but file_put_contents() requires a filename too. So something like:

file_put_contents($wireTempDir . '/temp.pdf', $output);

 

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