PDF Styling tips

Tips on styling PDFs using custom CSS to enhance the look and feel of your PDF documents.

Tips on Styling PDFs Using Custom CSS
  • Set Page Size and Margins: Use CSS to set the page size and margins for your PDF documents.
@page {
  size: A4;
  margin: 1in;
  • Font and Text Styling: Use custom fonts and text styling to improve readability.
body {
  font-family: 'Arial', sans-serif;
  font-size: 12pt;
  line-height: 1.6;
h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 {
  font-weight: bold;
  • Headers and Footers: Add headers and footers to each page of your PDF.
@page {
  @top-center {
    content: "Header Text";
    font-size: 10pt;
  @bottom-center {
    content: counter(page) " of " counter(pages);
    font-size: 10pt;
  • Styling Tables: Enhance the appearance of tables with borders, padding, and alternating row colors.
table {
  width: 100%;
  border-collapse: collapse;
th, td {
  border: 1px solid #ddd;
  padding: 8px;
tr:nth-child(even) {
  background-color: #f2f2f2;
th {
  background-color: #0073aa;
  color: white;
  • Images: Ensure images are appropriately sized and positioned within your PDF.
img {
  max-width: 100%;
  height: auto;
  • Consistent Design: Maintain a consistent design throughout your PDF documents to create a professional and cohesive look.

By following these guides and tips, you can effectively write Markdown, understand HTML, and style your PDFs to meet your needs.

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