Re: Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug

Subject: Re: Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug
From: John G <john -at- garisons -dot- com>
To: Sharon Metzger <sharon -dot- metzger -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 09:59:49 -0500

This add-on also allows your users to print out PDFs of individual articles
- always helpful!

JG

On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 9:51 AM, Sharon Metzger <sharon -dot- metzger -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

> I don't have much experience with images in tables, but I strongly
> recommend the Scroll PDF Exporter plugin for Confluence if you must deliver
> PDF from Confluence. https://www.k15t.com/software/scroll-pdf-exporter
> Saved
> my sanity (until I finally got away from delivering PDF).
>
> There are still oddities in tables, but much more manageable than
> Confluence native PDF.
>
> Sharon
>
> sharon -dot- metzger -at- gmail -dot- com
>
> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 8:15 AM, Kevin Ryan <kryan -at- harriscomputer -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Resubmitting this message in text format â Is that what "content type
> not
> > explicitly permitted" error calls for? If not, please clarify. Thank
> you.
> > ************************************************************
> > *********************************************
> >
> > Hi and Happy New Year,
> >
> > My company is migrating our documentation from FrameMaker/PDF to
> > Confluence 6.1.3. Iâm relatively new to Confluence (about 6 months) and
> > just tested the âexport to PDFâ function to find that a bug exists where
> > random law-abiding images that appear ok in Confluence pages and in
> > Confluence-to-Word exports can be missing from âexport to PDFâ output.
> For
> > example, I have a 30-row Confluence table that coordinates descriptions
> for
> > our softwareâs function keys and GUI icons. The Confluence page has
> about
> > 40 icon images living ostensibly happily in table cells, sometimes more
> > than one icon per cell. When I export to PDF, only 8 of these images
> > actually display in the PDF with the remainder having been somehow
> > vaporized into white space.
> >
> > I have the Confluence Source Editor so I can compare the code, but so far
> > Iâve not been able to find an obvious code difference between the code
> for
> > AWOL and non-AWOL pdf images (which is not to say there isnât a
> > difference). I understand from Confluence issue posts that there is some
> > issue with centering of images and Confluence not feeling obligated to
> > PDF-render images formatted or aligned in ways that would be reasonable
> to
> > expect from any other program.
> >
> > Iâm muddling my way through correcting this file by a series of
> > non-intuitive realignments and re-realignments along with image resizing
> > followed by restoring my original image size. Does anyone have a
> > simplistic rule of thumb to avoid this PDF image bug that I suspect may
> > fall into the âAtlassian will never fix itâ category? Itâs a major
> > nuisance to deal with this nonsense.
> >
> > Thanks for any advice.
> >
> > Kevin Ryan
> >
> > PS. Here is an example of the code for two adjacent Confluence images,
> the
> > first rendered ok in the PDF, the second one ignored.
> >
> > IMAGE DISPLAYS IN PDF:
> > <tr>
> > <td>
> > <p> </p>
> > </td>
> > <td align="center" style="text-align: center;">
> > <div class="content-wrapper">
> > <p> <ac:image ac:thumbnail="true" ac:width="37">
> > <ri:attachment ri:filename="ico_Inq_Device_Info.png"/>
> > </ac:image>
> > </p>
> > </div>
> > </td>
> > <td>
> > <p> </p>
> > </td>
> > <td valign="top">
> > <p>From Inquiry: Device Information</p>
> > </td>
> > </tr>
> >
> >
> > IMAGE DOES NOT DISPLAY IN PDF:
> > <tr>
> > <td>
> > <p> </p>
> > </td>
> > <td align="center" style="text-align: center;">
> > <div class="content-wrapper">
> > <p> <ac:image ac:height="25" ac:thumbnail="true">
> > <ri:attachment ri:filename="ico_PROCESS_ASSIST_V6.png"/>
> > </ac:image>
> > </p>
> > </div>
> > </td>
> > <td>
> > <p>
> > <br/>
> > </p>
> > </td>
> > <td valign="top">
> > <p>From Inquiry: Process Assistance</p>
> > </td>
> > </tr>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Kevin Ryan
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Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug: From: Kevin Ryan
Re: Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug: From: Sharon Metzger

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