Create PDF from session data PHP

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Hello, does anyone know of a good programme/tool I can add to a PHP site to create a PDF for email from session data?

I've tried to code it myself but it's too buggy.

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Check the php.net site. This is one example

<?php

try {
    $p = new PDFlib();

    /*  open new PDF file; insert a file name to create the PDF on disk */
    if ($p->begin_document("", "") == 0) {
        die("Error: " . $p->get_errmsg());
    }

    $p->set_info("Creator", "hello.php");
    $p->set_info("Author", "Rainer Schaaf");
    $p->set_info("Title", "Hello world (PHP)!");

    $p->begin_page_ext(595, 842, "");

    $font = $p->load_font("Helvetica-Bold", "winansi", "");

    $p->setfont($font, 24.0);
    $p->set_text_pos(50, 700);


/* THIS IS WHERE YOU'D PUT YOUR SESSION INFORMATION */
    $p->show("Hello, ");
    $p->continue_text($_SESSION['username']);


    $p->end_page_ext("");

    $p->end_document("");

    $buf = $p->get_buffer();
    $len = strlen($buf);

    header("Content-type: application/pdf");
    header("Content-Length: $len");
    header("Content-Disposition: inline; filename=hello.pdf");
    print $buf;
}
catch (PDFlibException $e) {
    die("PDFlib exception occurred in hello sample:\n" .
    "[" . $e->get_errnum() . "] " . $e->get_apiname() . ": " .
    $e->get_errmsg() . "\n");
}
catch (Exception $e) {
    die($e);
}
$p = 0;
?>
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Commented:
Or you can us tcpdf, useful and well documented: http://www.tecnick.com/public/code/cp_dpage.php?aiocp_dp=tcpdf

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Commented:
Thanks that's what I was after...

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@mankowitz

Thank you for your help also.

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