rst2pdf 0.93

Tool for transforming reStructuredText to PDF using ReportLab
The usual way of creating PDF from reStructuredText is by going through LaTeX. rst2pdf provides an alternative by producing PDF directly using the ReportLab library.

Installation:

Download it from this site, then

install manually

python setup.py install

or try the egg with the provided buildout:

python bootstrap.py
bin/buildout


you'll get a rst2pdf executable in the bin directory

or get it via PyPI:

easy_install rst2pdf

Main features:

  • User-defined page layout. Multiple frames per page, multiple layouts per document.
  • Cascading stylesheet mechanism, define only what you want changed.
  • Supports TTF and Type1 font embedding.
  • Any number of paragraph styles using the class directive.
  • Any number of character styles using text roles.
  • Custom page sizes and margins.
  • Syntax highlighter for many languages, using Pygments.
  • Supports embedding almost any kind of raster or vector images.
  • Fast
  • Supports hyphenation (using wordaxe).
  • Full user's manual (PDF version)

last updated on:
December 25th, 2012, 22:04 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Roberto Alsina
homepage:
code.google.com
license type:
MIT/X Consortium License 
category:
ROOT \ Text Editing&Processing \ Others

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What's New in This Release:
  • Many bugs were fixed.
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