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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/68569/text-watermark-on-website-how-to-do-it
<style type="text/css">
#watermark {
color: #d0d0d0;
font-size: 200pt;
-webkit-transform: rotate(-45deg);
-moz-transform: rotate(-45deg);
position: absolute;
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
margin: 0;
z-index: -1;
left:-100px;
top:-200px;
}
</style>
<div id="watermark">
<p>This is the test version.</p>
</div>
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5399458/render-to-string-does-not-find-partials-pdfkit-controller-response
respond_to do |format|
format.html
format.pdf {
html = render_to_string(:layout => false , :action => "constitution.pdf.haml")
kit = PDFKit.new(html)
kit.stylesheets << "#{Rails.root}/public/stylesheets/pdf.css"
send_data(kit.to_pdf, :filename => "#{@organisation_name} Constitution.pdf",
:type => 'application/pdf', :disposition => 'inline')
return
}
end
http://metaskills.net/2011/03/20/pdfkit-overview-and-advanced-usage/
/* Page Breaks */
.pb_before { page-break-before:always !important; }
.pb_after { page-break-after:always !important; }
.pbi_avoid { page-break-inside:avoid !important; }
# My with authentication (sending session cookie name and value)
kit = PDFKit.new(model_url(@model), 'margin-left' => '10mm', 'margin-right' => '10mm', page_size: 'A5', cookie: "#{Rails::Application.config.session_options[:key]} #{cookies[Rails::Application.config.session_options[:key]]}")
file = kit.to_file("#{Rails.root}/tmp/invoices/#{@invoice.id}.pdf")
# My way, rendering file
# config/initializers/mime_types.rb
Mime::Type.register 'application/pdf', :pdf
#Controller
def show
@invoice = Model.find(params[:id])
respond_to do |format|
format.html { render layout: 'invoice' }
format.pdf {
unless File.exist?("#{Rails.root}/tmp/model/#{@model.id}.pdf")
file = pdf_kit.to_file("#{Rails.root}/tmp/model/#{@model.id}.pdf")
end
send_file "#{Rails.root}/tmp/model/#{@model.id}_pre.pdf", :type => 'application/pdf'
}
format.xml { render :xml => @invoice }
end
end
private
def pdf_kit
html = render_to_string(action: :show, layout: 'invoice')
kit = PDFKit.new(html, 'margin-left' => '10mm', 'margin-right' => '10mm', page_size: 'A5',)
kit.stylesheets << "#{Rails.root}/public/stylesheets/model_pdf.css"
kit
end
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