If you are getting the "No wkhtmltopdf executable found" error while trying to create a PDF using Python PDFKit, it means that PDFKit is unable to locate the wkhtmltopdf executable on your system. To resolve this issue, consider the following steps:
Install wkhtmltopdf by downloading the installer from the official website and completing the installation process. Take note of the installation path.
Specify the correct path to the wkhtmltopdf executable using the
pdfkit.configuration() function in your Python code. Add these lines at the beginning of your script:import pdfkit pdfkit.configuration(wkhtmltopdf='C:/path/to/wkhtmltopdf')
3. Ensure that you provide the full file name with the extension, such as
wkhtmltopdf.exe, if necessary.
4. Verify that the specified path is accurate and the executable file exists at that location. Check for any typing errors or mistakes in the path.
5. If you made any changes to the configuration, restart your Python environment or IDE to apply the changes.
By following these steps, you should be able to resolve the "No wkhtmltopdf executable found" error and successfully create PDFs using Python PDFKit.