jade-pdf-redline

Jade to PDF converter

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Node module that converts jade files to PDFs.

Getting started

npm install jade-pdf-redline

Usage

var jadepdf = require('jade-pdf-redline')
  , fs = require('fs');

fs.createReadStream('path/to/template.jade')
  .pipe(jadepdf())
  .pipe(fs.createWriteStream('path/to/document.pdf'));

Options

Pass an options object (jadepdf({/* options */})) to configure the output.

options.phantomPath

Type: String Default value: Path provided by phantomjs module
Path to phantom binary

options.cssPath

Type: String Default value: ../pdf.css
Path to custom CSS file

options.paperFormat

Type: String Default value: A4
'A3', 'A4', 'A5', 'Legal', 'Letter' or 'Tabloid'

options.paperOrientation

Type: String Default value: portrait
'portrait' or 'landscape'

options.paperBorder

Type: String Default value: 1cm
Supported dimension units are: 'mm', 'cm', 'in', 'px'

options.renderDelay

Type: Number Default value: 1000
Delay in ms before rendering the PDF

CLI interface

Installation

To use jade-pdf-redline as a standalone program from the terminal run

$ npm install -g jade-pdf-redline

Usage

Usage: jade-pdf [options] <jade-file-path>

Options:

  -h, --help                             output usage information
  -V, --version                          output the version number
  <jade-file-path>                       Path of the jade file to convert
  -p, --phantom-path [path]              Path to phantom binary
  -s, --css-path [path]                  Path to custom CSS file
  -f, --paper-format [format]            'A3', 'A4', 'A5', 'Legal', 'Letter' or 'Tabloid'
  -r, --paper-orientation [orientation]  'portrait' or 'landscape'
  -b, --paper-border [measurement]       Supported dimension units are: 'mm', 'cm', 'in', 'px'
  -d, --render-delay [millis]            Delay before rendering the PDF
  -o, --out [path]                       Path of where to save the PDF

Running Tests

To run the test suite, first invoke the following command within the repo, installing the development dependencies:

$ npm install

Then run the tests:

$ make test

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2014 redpelicans

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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