Re: Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug

Subject: Re: Pin the Tail on the Confluence PDF Image Bug
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 10:07:50 -0800

Second on that. Confluence's native export is not capable of producing
professional-quality PDFs. Scroll PDF Exporter is several orders of
magnitude better.

On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 6:51 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.
>
> On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 8:15 AM, Kevin Ryan <kryan -at- harriscomputer -dot- com> wrote:
>
>> 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. ...
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References:
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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