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Can I use a .pdf document in the RML header?

on 10/4/13, 2:16 PM 1,516 views


We have a company letterhead document which we apply to all outgoing official documents. This is a .pdf document with a header and footer.

Is it possible to use this document in the RML header file? I get an error message if I try the following:

<pagegraphics> <image file="home/openerp/addons/web/static/src/img/Letterhead.pdf" height="29.7cm" width="21.0cm"/> </pagegraphics>

However, if I use an A4 .jpg file then it works. The downside being a much larger file size for each and every document created, and a loss of resolution.

Any help would be very much appreaciated.

Thank you!



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odoo.ma by IBS Group
On 10/6/13, 3:24 PM

My advise to you is to recreate the header in RML code if it's possible.

Roel Adriaans
On 10/6/13, 6:53 PM

You need Reportlab PLUS for this. From their homepage:

An upgrade to ReportLab PLUS gives you:
 PageCatcher - Reuse your existing pdfs in new and exciting ways

Cost starts at 1185 GBP, or around 1 400 euro, 1900 us dollar, depending on the volume.. Read more here www.reportlab.com/software/reportlab-plus/

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