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From Esther Mietzsch <>
Subject Re: Newbies questions on PDF generation
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2007 12:06:36 GMT
> Esther Mietzsch wrote:
> > Dear List,
> > 
> > in my forrest project, I came across two more questions.
> > 
> > 1. My png image does not show up in the PDF file. I performed the Jimi
> > installation as described in the FAQ, but this did not help. What did I
> > miss?
> That's really difficult to say without knowing more details. What does 
> your build/webapp/WEB-INF/logs/core.log say?
Thanks. This was helpful. I realized that 

1. The file must be renamed into jimi-1.0.jar. Sorry,
my mistake. I just put the file in a directory with this name. At the
mentioned location of course. Perhaps this should be mentioned clarly in
the doc.

2. images for PDF files should go into resources/images and not into content/xdocs/images.
Now my image is displayed nicely.
> > 2. I would like to generate a whole-site PDF. Again, I did what is
> > suggested in the FAQ, but this produces only the link, but not the
> > document itself. Again, what did I miss?
> Requesting http://localhost:8888/wholesite.pdf works for me.
I get a broken link! There must be something with sitemap.xmap?
> I'm not sure what you mean "only produces the link".
I have the link in the tab, but forrest complains about a broken link. 
I now switched to the description in "How to create a PDF document for each tab", and am making
I will describe my steps when I'm done, or ask again.

> > As an incentive, I promise to carefully document anything successful, so
> > it could be integrated into the forrest documentation.
> That is the best incentive you can give. Documentation (as you are 
> finding) is nearly always the weakest link in the open source chain, yet 
> it is also the thing newcomers are most able to improve (with help from 
> those less new).
> Ross
Sorry for starting new and not simply pressing the reply button, but I have some problems
with my mail account.

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