You can generate a PDF of any homepage or dashboard.
Some widgets may be truncated on PDF exports.
Roles required: pa_viewer role is required to export dashboards to PDF.
activate the WebKit HTML To PDF plugin before you can export homepages, dashboards,
and some reports as PDF documents. If the OAuth 2.0 plugin is not already active,
the WebKit HTML To PDF plugin activates it as well. For more information, see Activate a
Custom content may not generate as
expected when exported to PDF. For more information, see Custom content PDF export limitations.
filters and breakdowns that are configured as interactive filters that are applied
to the dashboard are not applied to the PDF exports of homepages and non-responsive
dashboards. Interactive filters are applied when you generate the PDF locally using
the browser's print settings.
To generate the PDF locally,
set the interactive filters, click the settings icon, and choose Printer
to open the dashboard in a new window or tab.
Export the dashboard using the browser's print settings.
The content is exported to PDF
according to the print and delivery options. If the PDF does not generate, identify
Navigate to a homepage or a dashboard.
Click the export to PDF icon () on a homepage or the Export to
PDF button on a dashboard.
In the Export to PDF dialog box, select formatting options.
||Page orientation of the exported PDF, either portrait or
||Paper size for the PDF. Available sizes match common paper sizes
such as Letter and A4.
||Scaling percentage for the displayed widgets. This value must be a
|Avoid page break inside widget
||Prevents widgets from being printed across multiple pages. Widgets
that would span multiple pages are moved to the top of the following
||Automatically selects the necessary zoom factor for all content to
fit into the width of the selected paper size.
Note: This option may
cause incorrect page formatting when used with Avoid page
break inside widget or a zoom factor greater than
||PDF delivery method.
- Generate now generates the PDF
immediately and shows a button for downloading.
- Send as an email shows a field for
entering an email address. After you click
Export, the PDF file is generated and
sent to the email address.
If you selected the Generate now option, wait for the
rendering to complete and then click Download.