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Hi @dragan

16 minutes ago, dragan said:

Haven't used this module myself yet, but mpdf has a TOC function: https://mpdf.github.io/what-else-can-i-do/table-of-contents.html

looks good, I will play with it and see what I can do 

As of the prepend/append custom php files to the foreach pdf generation, nevermind - I've just found a way which is working just fine:

$pdf->markupMain = '';
$pdf->markupMain .= wireRenderFile($this->config->paths->ProcessBook2pdf . '/templates_book/_coverFront.php'); //front page
foreach($pageArray as $item) {
	$pdf->markupMain .= wireRenderFile($this->config->paths->ProcessBook2pdf . '/templates_book/default.php', ["page" => $item]); //actual book content
}
$pdf->markupMain .= wireRenderFile($this->config->paths->ProcessBook2pdf . '/templates_book/_coverBack.php'); // back page

 

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Stuck with pw-modal / pw-panel opening of generated pdf.

I have a pageArray containing selected pages, if I export the array in pdf from the current page (thus replacing the custom module page), it is all fine and correct.

If I use the same setting and try to export the pdf in modal window (by adding pw-modal in the button), well the modal window pops up but it show the frontend website 404 page, whereas in panel window (by adding pw-panel in the button) the pdf is rendered in panel but with missing pieces (not reading the $page instance!).

this is how I send the page array to feed the pages2pdf module:

foreach($pageArray as $item) {
	$pdf->markupMain .= wireRenderFile($this->config->paths->ProcessBook2pdf . '/templates_book/default_panel.php', ["page" => $item]);
}

therefore the problem is that even though I state ["page" => $item] from the pageArray, only in both modal and panel windows the $page variable in foreach loop is just the current module page!

@Wanze do you know why I cannot pass the pageArray to the pages2pdf to feed the modal/panel window? thanks

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Anyone already tried the module with admin page/Process modules ?

I can get it working, but only by hacking the module.

 

On 17/02/2018 at 5:41 PM, Federico said:

therefore the problem is that even though I state ["page" => $item] from the pageArray, only in both modal and panel windows the $page variable in foreach loop is just the current module page!

Not surprised here, did you tried with another var name ? ($page is a reserved word in ProcessWire)

 

 

@Wanze With PHP-7.0.10 I get those warning :

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PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; 
mPDF has a deprecated constructor in .../wwwroot/site/modules/Pages2Pdf/mpdf/mpdf.php:66

PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; 
grad has a deprecated constructor in .../site/modules/Pages2Pdf/mpdf/classes/grad.php:3

PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; 
form has a deprecated constructor in .../site/modules/Pages2Pdf/mpdf/classes/form.php:3

PHP Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; 
cssmgr has a deprecated constructor in .../site/modules/Pages2Pdf/mpdf/classes/cssmgr.php:3

 

Edit:   fixed by replacing mpdf with the version 6.1

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1 hour ago, flydev said:

Not surprised here, did you tried with another var name ? ($page is a reserved word in ProcessWire)

@flydev I've tried with different variable than $page, same results. Please note that ["page" => $item] inside the above foreach loop works correctly if I submit the form, as the pdf is generated correctly in the new browser tab, with all $page as $items taken from the the pageArray. I mean, all php functions are working OK when the form is submitted, but I can't submit the form on a modal window.

The point here is that if I add pw-panel to the button class, then the foreach loop doesn't even fire, totally skipped! so I guess the following argument:

- The pw-panel and pw-modal windows don't let php foreach to fire (most likely because there is no real form submit), they both work just fine with only direct php statements. Moreover, $page variable is just the current module page.

 

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On 12/26/2017 at 10:10 AM, Macrura said:

For anyone who is having the red x problem with images, I was able to solve these missing images by doing 2 things:

1) If you are on https, convert image references to absolute (i think this is because the library uses http when replacing image references ?)


$rootPath = $pages->get(1)->httpUrl;
$body = str_replace("/site/assets/", $rootPath . "site/assets/" , $page->body);

2) Manually create the temp folder ("WirePDF") inside site/assets/cache/ – this folder did not exist and therefore the core library was throwing image errors.

Once these 2 things were completed, now the PDFs generate with the images correctly

Doesn't work for me :( .. and this doesn't work either:

<img src='<?=$config->urls->templates."images/logo.png"?>'>
/* or usign the url directly either */
<img src='http://www.domain.com/site/templates/images/logo.png'>

Before work's and the path is correct because in the other templates prints well

Everything happened after updating the module.

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What happens if you exchange the png file with a jpeg file?

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Did anyone successfully use @page in the stylesheet to e.g. set page size or margins? I don’t see anything happen if I add the following code block to templates/pages2pdf/styles.css:

@page {
    size: A5;
    margin: 10mm;
}

I’m using the dev branch of Pages2Pdf (mPDF v6.1).

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5 hours ago, charger said:

I don’t see anything happen if I add the following code block to templates/pages2pdf/styles.css:


@page {
    size: A5;
    margin: 10mm;
}

I don't think this works. The size property for @page only accepts the values "auto", "portrait", "landscape" or an absolute width/height tuple. Named page formats aren't listed as supported.

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16 hours ago, BitPoet said:

I don't think this works. The size property for @page only accepts the values "auto", "portrait", "landscape" or an absolute width/height tuple. Named page formats aren't listed as supported.

You’re right. Bad example. But it also doesn’t work with width and height values like this:

@page {
    size: 100mm 150mm;
}

 

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@Wanze Would it be possible to support:

$config->pagefileSecure = true;

If it is already supported? What am I supposed to do? I'm getting "missing image" icons only:

496338021_Bildschirmfoto2018-06-20um17_06_20.png.14e862ed671d98916eaca3775e3b8172.png

If i disable `$config->pagefileSecure` everything's working fine and I see the images in the PDF.

Warning:
Don't try to use image resizing and dynamically disable `$config->pagefileSecure` while rendering PDF's.
It will create the image variations in an unprotected directory.

Quick Workaround:

$filePath = $image->size(0, 100)->filename;
$fileType = mime_content_type($filePath);
$fileContents = file_get_contents($filePath);
$base64 = base64_encode($fileContents);
$out[] = "<img src=\"data:image/{$fileType};base64,{$base64}\">";

 

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On 12/26/2017 at 9:10 AM, Macrura said:

For anyone who is having the red x problem with images, I was able to solve these missing images by doing 2 things:

1) If you are on https, convert image references to absolute (i think this is because the library uses http when replacing image references ?)


$rootPath = $pages->get(1)->httpUrl;
$body = str_replace("/site/assets/", $rootPath . "site/assets/" , $page->body);

2) Manually create the temp folder ("WirePDF") inside site/assets/cache/ – this folder did not exist and therefore the core library was throwing image errors.

Once these 2 things were completed, now the PDFs generate with the images correctly

This is still an issue.

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