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Discussion on: Generate a PDF from HTML with puppeteer

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Andrea Gherardi

Interesting post, thanks for sharing!

I have a question: where is the code in which you inject the data into the template?
I mean, I can see where you load the HTML template and render it into a PDF, and I can see the front-end sending some data to customise the PDF like invoiceDetails, clientDetails etc. but how do you actually put that data inside the template?

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Damien Cosset Author

I have a "react" template on the front end, the one you see.
There is an Html template on the back, with placeholders for the future data. After that, to populate the html template on the back, it's just String.replace() functions