DocRaptor

Documentation

HTML-to-PDF with Python

Test API Key: YOUR_API_KEY_HERE

Code Examples

Installation

pip install --upgrade docraptor

or

easy_install --upgrade docraptor

If you are on a system with easy_install but not pip, you can use easy_install instead. If you're not using virtualenv, you may have to prefix those commands with sudo.

Usage

See examples for runnable examples with file output, error handling, etc.

import docraptor

docraptor.configuration.username = "YOUR_API_KEY_HERE"
# docraptor.configuration.debug = True

doc_api = docraptor.DocApi()

response = doc_api.create_doc({
  "test": True,                                                   # test documents are free but watermarked
  "document_content": "<html><body>Hello World</body></html>",    # supply content directly
  # "document_url": "http://docraptor.com/examples/invoice.html", # or use a url
  "name": "docraptor-python.pdf",                                 # help you find a document later
  "document_type": "pdf",                                         # pdf or xls or xlsx
  # "javascript": True,                                           # enable JavaScript processing
  # "prince_options": {
  #   "media": "screen",                                          # use screen styles instead of print styles
  #   "baseurl": "http://hello.com",                              # pretend URL when using document_content
  # },
})

Docs created like this are limited to 60 seconds to render, check out the async example which allows 10 minutes.

We have guides for doing some of the common things:

With DocRaptor, it's fast and painless to convert HTML, CSS, and JavaScript into PDF and XLS documents with Python. Below are working Python examples for creating documents. Our API reference lists all the generation options and our style and formatting guide will help make it look perfect.