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<h1>html2ps/pdf configuration files and options</h1>
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<p>Currently, configuration is done both via configuration file (<tt>html2ps.config</tt>) 
  and configuration constants inside the <tt>config.inc.php</tt> file. 
<h2><a name="common"></a>html2ps.config, Common configuration options</h2>
<table class="description_table">
  <caption><p>Common directives in <tt>html2ps.config<br>
  </tt></p></caption>
  <tr class="odd"> 
    <th style="width: 10%;">Option</th>
    <th style="width: 10%;">Appears&nbsp;at</th>
    <th style="width: 90%;">Description</th>
  </tr>
  <tr class="even"> 
    <td><tt>media</tt></td>
    <td>Top level</td>
    <td> Defines the output media size. This tag should have three arguments: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>name</tt> &ndash; media name; you'll be able to refer to this media 
          by name while calling the script;</li>
        <li><tt>width</tt> &ndash; media width in millimetres;</li>
        <li><tt>height</tt> &ndash; media height in millimetres.</li>
      </ul>
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>

<h2><a name="postscript"></a>html2ps.config, Postscript and Ghotscript configuration</h2>
<table class="description_table">
  <caption><p>Postscript-specific directives in <tt>html2ps.config<br></tt></p>
  </caption>
  <tr class="odd"> 
    <th style="width: 10%;">Option</th>
    <th style="width: 10%;">Appears&nbsp;at</th>
    <th style="width: 90%;">Description</th>
  </tr>
  <tr class="even"> 
    <td><tt>fonts</tt></td>
    <td>Top level</td>
    <td>Contains information about font-family value to Postscript font name mappings. 
      See descrripton of nested directives.</td>
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  <tr class="odd"> 
    <td><tt>family</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts</td>
    <td>Contains information about particular font-family value mapping. Attributes: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>name</tt> &ndash; value of 'font-family' property being mapped.</li>
      </ul>
    </td>
  </tr>
  <tr class="even"> 
    <td><tt>encoding-override</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts, /fonts/family</td>
    <td>Contains information about exceptions in font-family mappings. Attributes: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>name</tt> &ndash; comma-separated list of encodings to apply this rule 
          for.</li>
      </ul>
      For example, normally 'times' family is mapped to /Times-Roman font. On 
      the other hand, this standard font does not contain cyrillic symbols, so 
      when one of the cyrillic encodings is met, 'times' will be mapped to /TimesCyr-Medium.</td>
  </tr>
  <tr class="odd"> 
    <td><tt>alias</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts</td>
    <td>List of font-family aliases. Attributes: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>alias</tt> &ndash; font family alias to be translated</li>
        <li><tt>family</tt> &ndash; real font family name for this alias</li>
      </ul>
      Note that alias resolving is done once, so there's not much use of constructions 
      similar to 
      <pre>
  &lt;alias alias=&quot;verdana&quot; family=&quot;arial&quot;/&gt;
  &lt;alias alias=&quot;arial&quot; family=&quot;helvetica&quot;/&gt;
</pre>
    </td>
  </tr>

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    <td><tt>metrics</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts</td>
    <td>
      Reference to a font metric file for this font family. Attributes: 
      <ul>
      <li><tt>typeface</tt> &ndash; typeface name (refers to the ones used in <tt>normal</tt>, 
          <tt>italic</tt> and <tt>oblique</tt> attributes)</li>
      <li><tt>file</tt> &ndash; name of the font metric (AFM) file (searched in TYPE1_FONT_REPOSITORY directory)</li>
      </ul>
    </td>
  </tr>

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    <td><tt>normal</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts/family, /fonts/family/encoding-override, /encoding-override</td>
    <td>System font names for normal font variant. Attributes: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>normal</tt> &ndash; font name for roman (non-italic) font</li>
        <li><tt>italic</tt> &ndash; font name for italic font</li>
        <li><tt>oblique</tt> &ndash; font name for oblique font</li>
      </ul>
    </td>
  </tr>
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    <td><tt>bold</tt></td>
    <td>/fonts/family, /fonts/family/encoding-override, /encoding-override</td>
    <td>System font names for bold font variant. Attributes: 
      <ul>
        <li><tt>normal</tt> &ndash; font name for bold roman (non-italic) font</li>
        <li><tt>italic</tt> &ndash; font name for bold italic font</li>
        <li><tt>oblique</tt> &ndash; font name for bold oblique font</li>
      </ul>
    </td>
  </tr>
</table>

<h2><a name="pdflib"></a>html2ps, config PDFLIB/FPDF configuration</h2>
<table class="description_table">
<caption><p>PDFLIB-specific directives in <tt>html2ps.config</tt></p></caption>
<tr class="odd">
<th style="width: 10%;">Option</th>
<th style="width: 10%;">Appears&nbsp;at</th>
<th style="width: 90%;">Description</th>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td><tt>fonts-pdf</tt></td>
<td>Top level</td>
    <td>Contains information about font-family value to PDF font name mappings. 
      Note that nested directives and their meanings are the same as for the <tt>fonts</tt> 
      directive, except that they're applied when PDFLIB is used.</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td><tt>ttf</tt></td>
<td>fonts-pdf</td>
<td>Defines mapping of typefaces to available TrueType fonts. Attributes:
<ul>
<li><tt>typeface</tt> &ndash; typeface name (refers to the ones used in <tt>normal</tt>, <tt>italic</tt> and <tt>oblique</tt> attributes)</li>
<li><tt>file</tt> &ndash; name of the TTF file (searched in TTF_FONTS_REPOSITORY directory) 
<li><tt>embed</tt> &ndash; flag indicating whether this font file should be embedded in generated PDF (0 - not embedded, 1 - embedded).</ul>
</td>
</tr>
</table>

<h2><a name="constants-common"></a>config.inc.php, Common configuration options</h2>

<table class="description_table">
<caption><p>Common configuration constants</p></caption>
<tr class="odd">
<th>Name</th>
<th>Description</th>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td>HTML2PS_DIR</td>
<td>
Path to directory on server where HTML2PS script files reside. All HTML2PS-specific directories and 
paths are relative to this directory.
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td>DEFAULT_USER_AGENT</td>
<td>
Value of the 'User-Agent' HTTP header which will be sent by PHP when fetching files from remote server. 
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td>OUTPUT_DEFAULT_NAME</td>
<td>
Default PDF or PS file name to use when no filename have been specified via API.
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td>DEFAULT_ENCODING</td>
<td>
Default encoding to use when no encoding information is available (e.g. encoding was specified neither in 
HTTP headers nor in META tag of HTML page).
</td>
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<tr class="even">
<td>FILE_PROTOCOL_RESTRICT</td>
<td>
Determines the prefix of the filesystem path allowed to be referred via 'file' protocol. By default,
you may refer files in html2ps directory and below; to use files from <tt>C:\images</tt> directory you'll need to 
store <tt>C:\images\</tt> value in this constant. Note the trailing backslash; if it is omitted, the prefix may match several directories, 
e.g. both <tt><b>C:\images</b>\</tt> and <tt><b>C:\images</b>-private\</tt>.
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td id="font_embedding_mode">FONT_EMBEDDING_MODE</td>
<td>
Determines how font files are embedded. May be:
<ul>
<li>'all' &mdash; embed all fonts</li>
<li>'none' &mdash; do not embed any fonts</li>
<li>'config' &mdash; whether font is embedded is determined by html2ps.config 'embed' attribute value for this font</li>
</ul>
</td>
</tr>

</table>

<h2><a name="constants-ps"></a>config.inc.php, Postscript options</h2>
<table class="description_table">
<caption><p>Postscript-related constants</p></caption>
<tr class="odd">
<th>Name</th>
<th>Description</th>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td>GS_PATH</td>
<td>
Path to your Ghostscript executable. Note to Windows users! Ghostscript distribution includes two executables: gswin32.exe
(GUI version) and gswin32c.exe (command-line version). You should provide path to <strong>command-line</strong> version
only! 
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td>TYPE1_FONTS_REPOSITORY</td>
<td>
Path to font metric (AFM) files. Usually AFM files are packaged together with Ghostscript in 'fonts' subdirectory; 
in some Linux distibutions you should install 'ghostscript-fonts' package to get font metrics. 
</td>
</tr>

</table>

<h2><a name="constants-pdflib"></a>config.inc.php, PDFLIB options</h2>
<table class="description_table">
<caption><p>PDFLIB-related constants</p></caption>
<tr class="odd">
<th>Name</th>
<th>Description</th>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td>PDFLIB_DL_PATH</td>
<td>
Path to PDFLIB dynamically loaded library. If no "pdf" extension loaded, script attempts to call "dl" with 
PDFLIB_DF_PATH as argument.
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="odd">
<td>PDFLIB_LICENSE</td>
<td>
Your PDFLIB license key. 
</td>
</tr>

<tr class="even">
<td>TTF_FONTS_REPOSITORY</td>
<td>
Path to directory containing a set of True-Type font files to be used by PDFLIB.
</td>
</tr>

</table>

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