jQuery PDF Export Document Export

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The Kendo UI for jQuery PDF Export allows you to export an entire HTML page or a section of it as a PDF file on the client side.

The current demo shows how to use Kendo UI Drawing library to export HTML elements and Drawing surfaces to PDF, PNG Images or SVG and save them directly in the browser.

The jQuery PDF Export is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a comprehensive, professional-grade UI library for building modern and feature-rich applications. The Kendo UI for jQuery collection provides 110+ UI components, an abundance of data-visualization gadgets, client-side data source, and a built-in MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library.

This PDF Export example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of jQuery demos, with which you can see all Kendo UI for jQuery components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in Kendo UI for jQuery Dojo or ThemeBuilder.

Functionality and Features

  • Page Templates—Allows you to additionally specify a page template, when you request multi-page output.
  • PDF Options—Provides options for specifying the basic parameters of the generated PDF file.
  • Scaling—Enables you to export a PDF document that is bigger or smaller than its original elements.
  • Customizing the Appearance—You can change the appearance of the PDF by using CSS rules that apply only to the PDF output.
  • Exporting Tabular Data—Enables you to export a table with a large number of columns.
  • Repeat Headers—You can repeat the headers of components such as the Grid on every page that is exported.
  • Multi-Page Content—Enables you to export content to multiple pages.
  • Hyperlinks—Enables you to configure the behavior of the hyperlinks.
  • Embedded Fonts—You can embed fonts to export non-standard ASCII characters.
  • Dimensions—Allows you to configure the dimensions of the PDF file.

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