royopa/fpdf-symfony2

FPDF for use with Symfony

Uses FPDF 1.8.1, tested in Symfony 2+ and 3+

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Instalation and Usage

Package available on Composer.

If you're using Composer to manage dependencies, you can use

composer require royopa/fpdf-symfony2

Usage

class WelcomeController extends Controller
{
    public function indexAction()
    {
        $pdf = new \FPDF();

        $pdf->AddPage();
        $pdf->SetFont('Arial','B',16);
        $pdf->Cell(40,10,'Hello World!');

        return new Response($pdf->Output(), 200, array(
            'Content-Type' => 'application/pdf'));
    }
}

FPDF

FPDF is a PHP class which allows to generate PDF files with pure PHP, that is to say without using the PDFlib library. FPDF is a open source project: you may use it for any kind of usage and modify it to suit your needs.

On the fpdf homepage you will find links to the documentation, forums and so on.

Example

My Controller:

<?php

namespace AppBundle\Controller;

use Sensio\Bundle\FrameworkExtraBundle\Configuration\Route;
use Symfony\Bundle\FrameworkBundle\Controller\Controller;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Response;

class DefaultController extends Controller
{
    /**
     * @Route("/", name="homepage")
     */
    public function indexAction(Request $request)
    {
        $pdf = new \FPDF();

        $pdf->AddPage();
        $pdf->SetFont('Arial','B',16);
        $pdf->Cell(40,10,'Hello World!');

        return new Response($pdf->Output(), 200, array(
            'Content-Type' => 'application/pdf'));
    }
}
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