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Plone2Pdf (0.4.3)

by Ihor Berehulyak last modified 2009-09-21
Released on 2009-09-21 by Sopinspace for Plone 3.0 under GPL - GNU General Public License available for All platforms.
Software development stage: stable
This product is a simple Plone product that exports various types of Plone documents to a pdf document.

This product is a simple Plone product that creates a little pdf  action icon to transform Plone Documents and ZWiki's pages into pdf format. It is very simple and mostly composed of pieces of scripts found on the net ... gathered together in a Plone product. It uses pisa a python library for html to pdf conversion.


  • PortalTransforms Product 1.0.4+
  • pisa 3.0.18+ (download at
  • Reportlab Toolkit 2.1+ (
  • html5lib (
  • chardet (
  • pyPDF (optional;
  • BeautifulSoup 3.0.1+

Plone2Pdf config

Two configuration options are available for Plone2Pdf. You can access/change them in portal_properties/plone2pdf_properties

  • http_proxy: default '' (i.e. not enabled)
    Use proxy to retrieve external images or css example value: ''
  • use_pdf_layout_form: default False
    After the pdf button is clicked, present a form showing different PDF layouting options. Another benefit of this is that the request to the pdf transformation is made using a POST (hence no web crawler should index it) example value: True
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