Invoice Enhancements

By popular request, you can now set separate billing information in DocRaptor if you’d like to quit forwarding the monthly invoice to Amy in accounting. You can also customize your invoice with the full address, company name, and VAT number if you’re into that kind of thing... Continue Reading

Fine-Tuning Your Document Storage

If you’ve visited DocRaptor in the last few days, you probably noticed that we updated our privacy policy. Specifically, we’ve changed one line to reflect new options in how we store your documents.  Prior to this update, all data sent to us (and all the generated documents) were held on our server for up to 4 hours.  .. Continue Reading

Upgrades to Doc Listing API

Today we are happy to announce support for API Access to Doc Logs, which has long been available on the internal dashboard of DocRaptor. Our Doc API only worked for documents that created successfully, which was not ideal!

There are a lot of reasons you might want this, including but not limited to:

  • success/failure rates of your document generation
  • tags distribution against success rates
  • easier DocRaptor white-labeling for agencies
  • usage report for specific weeks/months/years

What would it look like to get a log of all document creation attempts for the first 7 days of 2015?.. Continue Reading

Simple CSS-Only Footnotes for PDFs

Whether you’re creating an eBook or a marketing one-page with fine print, footnotes are a necessity. With DocRaptor (powered by Prince), footnotes are easy to create and you can do it inline too!

Unfortunately, you’re out of luck if you’re using open-source tools such as wkhtmltopdf or PhantomJS. It’s possible to create HTML documents that look like they have footnotes, but you’ll need to add an extra footnotes section and split your footnotes from your content... Continue Reading

How to Get the Perfect Document with DocRaptor

DocRaptor has fantastic support for modern HTML and CSS, but it’s easy to run into issues when you’re creating PDFs instead of web pages. Maybe you’re having a problem with a generated table of contents, setting the correct page size, or getting a troublesome table to align correctly. We’re here to help if you get stuck... Continue Reading

Prince 10 Is Now Available

We are pleased to announce that Prince 10 is now available for all DocRaptor PDF customers. You can use the version attribute in your API calls, or simply change your default version to 10 to take advantage of new features and better performance today!

You can find your current default Prince version in on your settings page, right under your API key... Continue Reading

Adding PDF Generation to Your Rails App

One of our new users recently added DocRaptor to his Rails app. Ryan was kind enough to document his process, and he thought a step-by-step guide for Ruby on Rails would be awesome content for our blog.

We agreed, and we fired up a fresh Rails 4 application to show you just how easy it is to DocRaptor to your own Rails app... Continue Reading