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Introduction

What does it do?

This is a TYPO3 CMS extension that provides various Fluid ViewHelpers to generate PDF documents. Using the ViewHelpers from this extension you can make any Fluid template into a PDF document. The extension pdfviewhelpers is using TCPDF and FPDI for the PDF generation.

Key features

  • ViewHelpers to render text and lists
  • ViewHelper to render images (supporting FAL and image processing)
  • ViewHelpers to repeatedly render header and footer
  • ViewHelper to render HTML / rich-text content
  • ViewHelper to avoid page breaks inside
  • ViewHelpers to create a multi column layout
  • ViewHelpers to create a table of content
  • Load existing PDF documents as template
  • Define and apply different text types easily
  • Fully customizable by writing your own ViewHelpers
  • Supports batch creation of PDFs
  • Supported output destinations: string, inline, download and file
  • Usable both in frontend and backend
  • Rich inheritance based TypoScript settings
  • Rich API documentation with lots of examples