Defect #11839


Text overlay when exporting issues to pdf files

Added by Erica Gallindo over 11 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

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I'm using a lot of custom fields in my redmine issues. A lot of them are "long text" fields. When I try to export each issue to a pdf file, the text goes beyond the limits of the page. Also, when the field name is large (more than 10 characters), it overwrites its value.

Is there a quick way to put the fields into just one column? This probably would solve my problem for now.


long_text_error.jpg (25.6 KB) long_text_error.jpg Zbynek Drlik, 2013-01-04 22:22

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Defect #13860: Text of custom fields is not wrapped in PDF exports of issuesClosed

Related to Redmine - Defect #14466: Wrap long issue fields in issue pdf headerClosed

Actions #1

Updated by Terence Mill over 11 years ago

same here

Actions #2

Updated by Jack Kurzecki over 11 years ago

This bug is present in version 2.1
It makes long custom text fields unreadable on exported PDF.

Actions #3

Updated by Zbynek Drlik over 11 years ago

Same here. Example attached.

Actions #4

Updated by Steve Morrissey over 11 years ago

Also experiencing this issue in version 2.2.1 stable.

Actions #5

Updated by Daniel Felix over 11 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Confirmed

Well, I think after this responses. We could set this to confirmed. ;-)

Actions #6

Updated by Christopher Maximov about 11 years ago

Exactly the same behaviour seen with Redmine 2.3.0stable (Ruby 1.9.3 (i386-mingw32), Rails 3.2.13). I'm long time user of Redmine, but ths PDF issue with long custom fields makes pdf export totally useless :-( Please help!

Actions #7

Updated by Sven Wermers almost 11 years ago

Same here, too.
Redmine version 2.2.1.stable

Please help.

Actions #8

Updated by Thomas Müller over 10 years ago

The issue seems to be familiar with #13860 the patch delivered could be applied to version 2.2.4 too

Actions #9

Updated by Toshi MARUYAMA over 10 years ago

  • Related to Defect #13860: Text of custom fields is not wrapped in PDF exports of issues added
Actions #10

Updated by Jack Kurzecki over 10 years ago

Patch for this issue is proposed here #14466
Could those issues be linked?

Actions #11

Updated by Mischa The Evil over 10 years ago

  • Related to Defect #14466: Wrap long issue fields in issue pdf header added
Actions #12

Updated by Doan Phuoc over 10 years ago

me too. i use redmine 2.3.3 and i export by vietnamese. Please help me fix it !!!


Actions #13

Updated by Daniele Pedroni over 10 years ago

The PDF export problem is annoying, but the patch is really simple and it is working!
May this can be included in Redmine core as a fix... please!

Thank you


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