[jbossseam-issues] [JBoss JIRA] Commented: (JBSEAM-4238) Better PDF integration with rich:edtor control

Norman Richards (JIRA) jira-events at lists.jboss.org
Wed Aug 5 12:10:29 EDT 2009

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Norman Richards commented on JBSEAM-4238:

See UIHtml in src/pdf.  As you can see it is a fairly thin wrapper aroung HtmlWorker.  There is  still more that can be done here

> Better PDF integration with rich:edtor control
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: JBSEAM-4238
>                 URL: https://jira.jboss.org/jira/browse/JBSEAM-4238
>             Project: Seam
>          Issue Type: Feature Request
>          Components: PDF
>         Environment: 2.1.2.GA 
>            Reporter: Robert Morse
> Creating PDFs with content out of a database or user input is a very powerful Seam feature.  Currently, the rich:editor control coupled with the p:html or p:html / s:formattedText tags comes close to allowing a user to create relatively complex PDF output.  However, there isn't consistency between what the rich:editor creates and what Seam PDF can produce.  For example, saving rich:editor input as Seam Text disables the ability to create ordered or unordered lists.   Saving it as html, loses the ability to define font characteristics.   Possibly a quick fix would be to allow Seam PDF pages to reference a CSS.  Another approach might be to modify the s:formattedText tag to handle what the rich:editor creates.   I have a strong interest in this, and would be willing to try some solutions if I could get pointed in the correct direction.  Thanks.

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