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asked 2016-05-18 01:22:51 -0500

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Hello Team,

Could somebody help me in understanding how I can get a pdf file format from the docs which are now in RST format?

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answered 2016-08-01 03:02:13 -0500

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updated 2016-08-01 03:02:37 -0500

I hope the Below steps would be useful for others. Packages required for the same are (in Centos 6.7): ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

python-sphinx

texlive-latex

Procedure:- ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

1) Move to the parent directory of respective project:

  ex:-   cd openstack-manuals/doc/admin-guide

2) Use sphinx-build to create latex files

  sphinx-build -b latex -c source/ source/ build/             # Files will be generated in build folder

3) Use pdflatex to convert these to single pdf file

  ex:- pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode ArchGuideRst.tex    # -interaction=nonstopmode is 
                              # required so as to continue processing even incase of warnings/errors

The pdf appears to be readable.

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answered 2016-10-11 09:53:05 -0500

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updated 2016-10-11 09:53:34 -0500

I have created epub version of documentation for offline reading on tablets. You can find them here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q33itv02wx1cquf/AACM5n8raGgfI2xgdtoqu-XMa?dl=0

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