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Convert html strings to PDF documents using React Native

Convert html strings to PDF documents using React Native

react-native-html-to-pdf

Convert html strings to PDF documents using React Native

Installation

  1. Run npm install react-native-html-to-pdf --save

Option 1: Automatic

  1. Run react-native link

Option 2: Manual

iOS

  1. Open your project in XCode, right click on Libraries and select Add Files to "Your Project Name.
  2. Add libRNHTMLtoPDF.a to Build Phases -> Link Binary With Libraries
    (Screenshot).

Android

The android module pulls in iText to convert html to pdf. A license is required for commercial use.

  • Edit android/settings.gradle to included
include ':react-native-html-to-pdf'
project(':react-native-html-to-pdf').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir,'../node_modules/react-native-html-to-pdf/android')
  • Edit android/app/build.gradle file to include
dependencies {
  ....
  compile project(':react-native-html-to-pdf')

}
  • Edit MainApplication.java to include
// import the package
import com.christopherdro.htmltopdf.RNHTMLtoPDFPackage;

// include package
new MainReactPackage(),
new RNHTMLtoPDFPackage()

Usage


import React, { Component } from 'react';

import {
  Text,
  TouchableHighlight,
  View,
} = from 'react-native';

import RNHTMLtoPDF from 'react-native-html-to-pdf';

class Example extends Component {
  async createPDF() {
    let options = {
      html: '<h1>PDF TEST</h1>',
      fileName: 'test',
      directory: 'docs',
    };

    let file = await RNHTMLtoPDF.convert(options)
    console.log(file.filePath);
  },

  render() {
    <View>
      <TouchableHighlight onPress={this.createPDF}>
        <Text>Create PDF</Text>
      </TouchableHighlight>
    </View>
  }
}

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