Configuring Webkit Reports Engine
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In this guide we will show you how to configure Webkit Reports engine inside Odoo (Formaly OpenERP) which is a report rendering engine with support for HTML and Python Mako Templates to produce PDF's or Images.
This guide assumes a pre-knowledge of installing Odoo modules.
This guide assumes that you have report_webkit module installed in your database.
Enabling Technical Features Mode
From inside Odoo go to Settings > Users (Form View) > Access Rights (Tab) then check the box "Technical Features" and reload the page.
Download and Install wkhtmltopdf
According to your OS type and architecture download the latest version of wkhtmltopdf from www.wkhtmltopdf.org then install it on your machine.
Configure Odoo System Parameters
In your Odoo go to Settings > Configuration > Parameters > System Parameters and create a new record with the following values:
Key = webkit_path
Value = wkhtmltopdf
Now webkit reports should work for you.
If your running on Ubuntu 14.04 and Odoo still can't find the wkhtmltopdf, then copy it from /usr/local/bin/ to /usr/bin/