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PDF does not reflect the changes in the Compact styles CSS



Changes made to the Compact styles PDF do not reflect on the generated PDF.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Update pyCompactStylesforPDF CSS to include the below code,

        font-family: OpenSans, sans-serif;
        font-size: 14px;
      border: 5px solid #6094BA;

  2. Generate the PDF  using pyAttachAsPDF which invokes the HTMLToPDF. Verify the generated PDF.

Root Cause

A third-party product issue.

The PD4ML does not consider the very first CSS entry and instead picks the second CSS entry onwards.


Perform the following local-change:

Add a dummy Selector or Tag as first tag on the pyCompactStylesforPDF.css.

Published August 19, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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