May 26, 2018

Convert HTML (or live webpages) to PDF or image

wkhtmltopdf and wkhtmltoimage are powerful utilities to convert HTML to PDF or an image file using a patched static build of Qt and the webkit rendering engine.

A webpage can be downloaded directly from the web and rendered into a PDF document or an image file multiple formats are supported.

Features of the static version

  • Convert web pages into PDF documents or images using webkit
  • Adding headers and footers
  • TOC generation
  • Batch mode conversions
  • XServer is not required however the X11 client libs must be installed

For proper functionality you may need to install the following ports x11-fonts/webfonts

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