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damn wkhtmltopdf ...

on 10/5/14, 2:47 AM 1,033 views

Windows Server 2012 installation.

Done PATH=C:\progra~1\wkhtmltopdf\bin

Done webkit_path=C:\progra~1\wkhtmltopdf\bin\wkhtmltopdf.exe

Not working...what i can control?



Ben Bernard

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Ben Bernard
| 4 3 6
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Ben Bernard
On 10/6/14, 5:20 AM

Odoo 8 use report module by default and it's not using webkit_path. webkit_path is used in report_webkit module. Historically, odoo 8 move to support generating report with wkhtmltopdf by default and implement it in report module. The report module itself use PATH environment variable to determine the wkhtmltopdf binary.

I'm not a fan that use PATH environment variable. So, I create this patch [1] for odoo 8 that add webkit_path option to odoo's configuration. To define path to wkhtmltopdf executable define webkit_path in configuration file .conf, like so.

webkit_path = C:\progra~1\wkhtmltopdf\bin\wkhtmltopdf.exe


[1] https://gist.github.com/bbn-bernard/b87b24d23006c29978f5



| 5 3 6
Jakarta, Indonesia
On 10/5/14, 8:42 PM

Seriously: move to Linux.  On the side node, check from your command line whether wkhtmltopdf --help returns anything.  If not, you need to include the path to the executable in your PATH environment variable.

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