QPdfWriter

The QPdfWriter class is a class to generate PDFs that can be used as a paint device. More

Inheritance diagram of PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter

Synopsis

Functions

Detailed Description

QPdfWriter generates PDF out of a series of drawing commands using QPainter . The newPage() method can be used to create several pages.

class PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter(device)

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter(filename)

param device

PySide2.QtCore.QIODevice

param filename

str

Constructs a PDF writer that will write the pdf to device .

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.addFileAttachment(fileName, data[, mimeType=""])
Parameters

Adds fileName attachment to the PDF with (optional) mimeType . data contains the raw file data to embed into the PDF file.

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.creator()
Return type

str

Returns the creator of the document.

See also

setCreator()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.documentXmpMetadata()
Return type

PySide2.QtCore.QByteArray

Gets the document metadata, as it was provided with a call to setDocumentXmpMetadata . It will not return the default metadata.

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.pdfVersion()
Return type

PdfVersion

Returns the PDF version for this writer. The default is PdfVersion_1_4 .

See also

setPdfVersion()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.resolution()
Return type

int

Returns the resolution of the PDF in DPI.

See also

setResolution()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.setCreator(creator)
Parameters

creator – str

Sets the creator of the document to creator .

See also

creator()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.setDocumentXmpMetadata(xmpMetadata)
Parameters

xmpMetadataPySide2.QtCore.QByteArray

Sets the document metadata. This metadata is not influenced by the setTitle / setCreator methods, so is up to the user to keep it consistent. xmpMetadata contains XML formatted metadata to embed into the PDF file.

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.setPdfVersion(version)
Parameters

versionPdfVersion

Sets the PDF version for this writer to version .

If version is the same value as currently set then no change will be made.

See also

pdfVersion()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.setResolution(resolution)
Parameters

resolution – int

Sets the PDF resolution in DPI.

This setting affects the coordinate system as returned by, for example viewport() .

See also

resolution()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.setTitle(title)
Parameters

title – str

Sets the title of the document being created to title .

See also

title()

PySide2.QtGui.QPdfWriter.title()
Return type

str

Returns the title of the document.

See also

setTitle()