To resolve printing issues in Manager, I finally got around implementing PDF generator (starting with version 16.10.9). This means, clicking on
Print dialog of underlying operating system which was causing a lot of issues (inconsistency, missing repeating headers, blank pages, crashes etc.)
I want to make sure all PDF documents generated in Manager look perfect before this capability is used by
I’m excited to see this finally in Manager. Not only it’s going to fix all printing issues. It opens a lot of possibilities too.
- Faster emails & better security (your PDFs are generated locally instead of using external web-service)
- Batch printing & emailing (e.g. print or email customer statements to all customers at once)
- Compilation reports (create report pack with cover page)
- Better support for headers & footers (e.g. adding page numbers)
Also without Manager being able to generate PDFs locally, I was delaying to release ability to customize HTML for all printed documents (currently available for invoices only). The main reason was that I didn’t want businesses to invest too much time into HTML customization before I know what HTML/CSS subset will be eventually supported.
How to test
Open screens where
After clicking on
As you can see
Profit and loss statement looks pretty decent.
If you find instance where generated PDF is not good (disorganized, unprofessional, missing headers), post screenshot (you can censor private information within screenshot).