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OpenEMR 5.0.1

Overview

Migrating to mPDF

mpdf

  • In process of replacing html2pdf/tcpdf stuff.
  • Plan to try to migrate all pdf functionality here.

tcpdf

  • In process of removing (migrating to mPDF)

ezpdf

  • Used for prescriptions, growth chart, and CAMOS.
  • library/classes/class.ezpdf.php
  • Extends cpdf
  • library/classes/class.pdf.php

fpdf

  • Used for creating patient chart/address/barcode labels.
  • library/fpdf/fpdf.php (note it needed to be modified, so couldn't bring in via composer)

dompdf

  • Think this is used by the Care Coordination module.

OpenEMR 5.0.0

Overview

The html2pdf library was upgraded, which removed fpdf and added tcpdf. To continue to support labels, the fpdf label was then added back. In future, plan to get the labels to work with tcpdf, of which work was started on here(Needs lots of testing and ensuring all the labels are correct):
To support internationalization, the goal would be to migrate all PDF creation through the tcpdf package.

tcpdf

  • Used by html2pdf library(for creating the patient report).
  • library/html2pdf/vendor/tecnickcom/tcpdf/tcpdf.php

ezpdf

  • Used for prescriptions, growth chart, and CAMOS.
  • library/classes/class.ezpdf.php
  • Extends cpdf
  • library/classes/class.pdf.php

fpdf

  • Used for creating patient chart/address/barcode labels.
  • library/fpdf/fpdf.php

dompdf

  • Think this is used by the Care Coordination module.

OpenEMR 4.2.2 and below

ezpdf

  • Used for prescriptions, growth chart, and CAMOS.
  • library/classes/class.ezpdf.php
  • Extends cpdf
  • library/classes/class.pdf.php

fpdf

  • Used for creating patient chart/address/barcode labels.
  • Used by html2pdf library(for creating the patient report).
  • library/html2pdf/_fpdf/fpdf.php

dompdf

  • Think this is used by the Care Coordination module.