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Problem with css for custom PDF-template that include calculations.

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I have my own Front-end-template for list:
this works as i need

I created also small modification of this template:
that i use as PDF-template

I have problem for lines with fabrik calculations, that are in default.php
one sample of this code is:
<?php  $j=0;
                        foreach ($this->calculations as $cal) {
if($j>=3 and $j<= 7)  {
                                 echo '<tr class="fabrik_calculations fab1_danka" >';
                                        echo "<td>";
                                        echo array_key_exists($groupedby, $cal->grouped) ? $cal->grouped[$groupedby] : $cal->calc;
                                        echo "</td>";
                                        echo  "</tr>";
echo " <div class='podkr1' style='margin-top: -7px; margin-bottom: -13px; text-align:right;'>  </div>";
This generates lines for device-pieces called:
Pakiet przetwornika
Pakiet Backplane
as you can see on screenshoots.

I use custom_css.php
and css stylling for those calculations:
.fabrikForm  dt, .fabrikForm dd.splittotal  {
font-weight: bold !important;
text-decoration: underline !important;
color: red !important;
text-align: left;
padding: 3px;
margin-bottom: -2px;

.fabrikForm dd {
/* dankam  width:350px; */
/*  width:475px; */
  width: 100%;
  color: red !important;
  font-weight: bold;
  padding: 0px;
  margin-top: -60px;
/* dankam testy tu sa pogrubione ilosci w kolorze czerwonym  margin-left: -50px; */

.fabrikForm   dd span.calclabel {
  color: blue !important;
  font-weight: normal !important;

.fabrikForm  dd.splittotal {
font-weight: normal !important;
font-style: italic;

.fabrikForm  td {
margin-top: -60px !important;

  text-align: right;

.fab1_danka .calclabel {
float: left !important;
text-align: left !important;


This what works nice for list-view, doesn't work for PDF template.

I need:
(calclabel), color:blue ----> on the left
(values=numbers), color:red ---->on the right

Have no idea how to do this.

Please help with any advice.


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I really can't help. As you now DOMPDF is a 3rd party library, and we just provide a "best effort". We hand the same HTML and CSS we display in the PDF debug view to DOMPDF. Any issues with formatting after we hand off to DOMPDF are out of our control.

When did you last update the DOMPDF library, btw? As Troester mentioned, there was an update to DOMPDF a couple of years ago which improved it greatly.

-- hugh
I have Git Hub version 01-07-2015 (01 July 2015) 3.09 for Joomla 2.5.
I am not sure if DOMPDF library is actualized (automatically) together with git hub actualization?
Is domPDF can't handle also text-align: left; or text-align: right; ?

in that case all what i can do is:
fabrikForm   dd span.calclabel {
  color: blue !important;
  font-weight: normal !important;   
  margin-right: 250px !important;
  text-align: left !important; 

works only:
margin-right: 250px !important;

And i get this what is on screenshoot.


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Troester, was it you who was playing around with wkhtmlpdf a while back?

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Now, i have in my custom_css.php code:
.fabrikForm   dd span.calclabel {
  color: black !important;
  font-weight: normal !important;
text-align: left !important;
margin-left: -38px;

And all is printed on my PDF like i need.
Many thanks!


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