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Re: Convert HTML to PDF from CLI?

Dotan Cohen wrote:
I need to convert an HTML document to PDF from the CLI. Currently, I
am using a Firefox extension to do this:

However, this has many drawbacks and I would like to remove the
dependency on Firefox. These are other solutions that I have looked
into, and their problems:

1)  CUPS
Prints the HTML, not the formatted output. It treats the whole document as text.

2) html2ps
Does not work with UTF-8 text! My native language cannot be
represented in Latin or Japanese characters.

3) Open Office
Requires either a macro or a wrapper script, both which are
problematic and change each new OOo version (which I update often).

4) convert (from imagemagick)
Does not support UTF-8!

5) gnome-web-print
Slight formating problems with HTML tables. However, it is my
runner-up so far as it is the only other solution that works at all.

Any other ideas? Is there a konqueror- or KDE way to do this? Am I
missing something obvious? Thanks!

I don't know if can handle UTF-8, but I see nobody mention htmldoc, which is in debian etch, I suppose must be in lenny, so another option to try.


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