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From Thorsten Scherler <thors...@apache.org>
Subject Pdf output poorly formated (was RE: Bookmarklets: ...)
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2006 19:53:41 GMT
On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 13:10 -0500, Paterline, David L. wrote:
> Hello -

Hi David, 

I changed the subject to be more topic focused.

> 
> I'm having trouble with the PDF files generated by Forrest 0.7. 
> 
> The PDF files generated for my site are very poorly formatted, without
> margins on either side of the pages. Therefore, all the content stretches
> from the left physical edge of the page to the right physical edge.

Can you open an issue on our issue tracker and add an example of the pdf
outcome.

> 
> Also, within a table where table entries have links, the link text is
> printed within parentheses along with the displayed text.
> 
> As far as I know, I have not made any conscious modifications to the way
> PDFs are generated, other than to turn the generation on.

We need to debug it, attach apart from above pdf as well the *.fo file.
You get it like requesting instead of 
http://localhost:8888/index.pdf
http://localhost:8888/index.fo

> Has anyone else seen problems like this?

not really.

>  Can someone point me to
> documentation which may help me correct this? Where is the formatting and
> appearance of PDFs controlled?


http://forrest.apache.org/docs_0_70/your-project.html#skinconf.xml

scroll till you see 
<!-- Settings specific to PDF output.  -->


> 
> Thank you. 

you are welcome.

salu2

> 
> -
> David L. Paterline
> Principal Engineer       
> Westinghouse Electric Company
> Nuclear Fuel Engineering
> Engineering Computing
> paterldl@westinghouse.com   
> PH: 412-374-2286
> FX: 412-374-2284
> 
-- 
thorsten

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