Create PDF's from HTML

Chris Foote chris at
Tue Aug 22 00:36:17 CST 2006

On Tue, 22 Aug 2006, Piers Rowan wrote:

> Is anyone creating PDF's from HTML, and if so what is the best method they 
> have tried?
> I am looking for a way to produce a HTML report from a PHP app and create a 
> PDF to email to a user.

Hi Piers.

I used to use a utility called 'html2ps' for this purpose.  From the
postscript output, I would run ps2pdf to get the PDF version.

These days I write docs in asciidoc[1] which produces very good output
in any format.


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