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PDFGeneration for vaadin

sachin burange
1 decade ago Oct 31, 2011 12:03pm
Marko Grönroos
1 decade ago Oct 31, 2011 4:49pm
santiago cotto
10 years ago Feb 01, 2013 1:05am

PDF Export generate a pdf from de UI component,

https://vaadin.com/directory#addon/pdfexport

Hugo Hanisch
9 years ago Feb 05, 2014 3:52pm
Maya Belcheva
7 years ago Nov 03, 2015 2:53pm

Hi all,

the PDF Export does not support Vaadin 7, is there an alternative addon that one can use or proper titorial how to implement PDF export of the UI? We have a dashboard with several charts and we would like to be able to print them as pdf.

Thank you in advance.

Matti Tahvonen
7 years ago Nov 18, 2015 6:35pm

Hi,

Don know exactly your requirements, but how about just printing the page into PDF? If your end users are using Windows, there are free PDF printer drivers available. Macs and modern linuxe machines print PDFs be default.

Other solutions:

  • Use PhantomJS to render the page and export it to PDF 
  • Export individual charts into SVG/PDF (I assume you are using Vaadin Charts), then compose them into one using some of the many Java libraries that can handle PDF files (e.g. iText). This way you can totally customize the output and optimize it for printing.

cheers,
matti
 

Ivan Frias
7 years ago Dec 01, 2015 10:24am
Serge Floyd
4 years ago Jul 17, 2018 5:34am

PDF Generation Help Require?

I would recommend to check https://zetpdf.com/ library