[Mediawiki-l] Suggestions for best methods for converting sites or portions thereof to PDF?

Ken McDonald ken at pixologic.com
Wed May 30 18:53:55 UTC 2007


Thanks for the feedback. We'll build a somewhat more complex system (we 
want to automatically generate large documents, and then make them 
available for our users), but one important fact from this is that 
HTMLDOC works well.) Should be interesting.

Ken


John Moorhouse wrote:
> We are successfully using (MW 1.9.3)
>
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Pdf_Export
>
> To do this, only issues we have had so far is that it appears in the 
> toolbox which mean users have to be logged in to use it, I've also had 
> to work with some of the other extensions we use that add usefuly 
> navigation information and edit one of the CSS files to add further div 
> exclusions so that they don't appear in the printed output
>
> Ta
>
> John
>
> Ken McDonald wrote:
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>> We'd like to convert some (eventually all) of our site to printable PDF 
>> (and to be able to autogenerate such in the future.) It's easy enough to 
>> batch-download html, and to organize either via internal tags or an 
>> external TOC (in conjunction with scripts). Is there a better way to do 
>> it directly? And if not, any recommendations for good HTML->PDF 
>> converters, preferably ones that we could do pagination in, and 
>> preferably convert internal links into page references?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ken
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