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cfdocument tag with cfchart in MX 7

I am getting an error message which I create a pdf with cfdocument tag thatcontains a chfchart tag.

Error Occurred While Processing Request  
The document has no pages.  
 
 
The error occurred in C:\websites\fbdrb9\cia\StyleMatrix6.cfm: line 465
 
463 :       <cfif VAVULCat10 EQ "Fixed"><cfchartdata item="#getFixedChartData.VAVUL10#" value="#getFixedChartData.VAVULAmount10#"></cfif>
464 :    </cfchartseries>
465 : </cfchart>
466 : </td></tr>
467 : </table>

 The charts themselves work.  When I try and wrap the entire template with cfdocument to produce a pdf, I get the above error.
 
Your help is appreciated.

John


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mmc98dl1Commented:
Because CF builds the cfchart on the fly and it also builds the doc on the fly you cant put the both of them together.

The only way I believe you could acheive this is to create the chart as a png - save it to disk, and then use the png in the cfdoc.
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jcpattersonAuthor Commented:
Hi MMC,

You have confirmed what I have been thinking.  I tried a basic image file in an html page and it just wouldn't work.  I have gone through the cfdocument tags thoroughly and cannot see how it can happen.  All of the documentation I have been reading says images can be included but there are no examples.  I tried using the image as a background image in the body tag because documentation says you can.  I couldn't get it to work though.

I'm going to keep the question open to see if there are any other replies.  I asked the cfdjlist but noone has touched the subject.  Unless someones tells me different I will make sure you get the points.

Thanks.

John
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mmc98dl1Commented:
You should be able to put in images, this works for me.

<cfdocument format="pdf">
hello
<img src="http://livedocs.macromedia.com/images/mm.gif" />
</cfdocument>

Put simply, you should be able to wrap almost any html in a cfdocument pdf and it should give you a pretty accurate representation of the page.

The support for css is a bit dodgy, and also on some html markup.
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