This is an Audit Trail plugin that intercepts assignment completion event. This plugin can be configured to store form with form data in .pdf extension of a completed assignment in the server or/and send out the attachment as email.

Plugin Info

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Plugin Type: Audit Trail Plugin

Joget Version: Version 5.0 onward

Joget Edition: Community and Enterprise


  1. Upload the downloaded jar file through Manage Plugins.
  2. Go to your desired App -> Properties & Export -> Set Plugin Default Properties and choose PDF Audit Trail.
  3. Configure.


  1. Sample email sent out.
  2. Sample pdf file generated.
  3. With the option Store File Locally checked, PDF file created will be stored in wflow/app_formuploads/pdf-audit/[Process Instance ID] folder.
  4. This is the listing of files for a specific process instance.

Plugin Properties

Configure PDF Audit Trail


Email Server SMTP Host


Email Server SMTP Port

Typically, port 465 for SSL security option and 587 for TLS

  • None
  • TLS
  • SSL
SMTP Username

Email Server Account Username

On Google email account, use your full email address.

SMTP Password

Email Server Account Password

Password submitted will be encrypted for security reason.

Store File Locally

When checked, PDF file of the form submitted will be saved to the server.

Convenient toggle to enable/disable local file storing. File will be stored at app_formuploads\pdf-audit\[PID]\[AID].pdf

Send Email

When checked, PDF file of the form submitted will be sent out.

Convenient toggle to enable/disable Email sending.



Sender email address.

To (Specific email address) 
Recipient fully qualified address.

Fully qualified address is expected.

Multiple values can be accepted by separating them with semicolons.

CC: lets you send a copy of a message to someone who's interested, but is not the primary recipient.

Send Separate Email to Performer

When checked, a copy of email will be sent out to the actual performer himself/herself.

If you wish to give the performer of the activity a copy of the PDF, you may check this.

Email subject
Email Message
Email Message
Include Activity Information in Email message

When checked, additional information will be prepended to the email message.


HTML Content?
Check if "Message" is intended to be a HTML content.

Customize PDF

Formatting (CSS)

CSS to be included when generating pdf file.

The Advanced > Formatting (CSS) field gives you formatting options (font size and color) for the output. 

Available CSS Classes: 


- Wildcard. Everything in the form.
- Container of a section
- Container of section title
- Container of column
- Container of field
- Label of field
//Sub Form
- Container of a Subform
- Container of Subform title
- Container of section in Subform
- Container of section title in Subform
- Container of column in Subform
- Container of field in Subform
- Container of configured header
- Container of configured footer


Figure 5: This figure illustrates the CSS classes used in the form layout.


//Change all word to blue color
*, .form-cell{
//Change all word to smaller size
*, .form-cell{
//Change all label format to underline
//Transform all header format to uppercase


Font & Unicode 

There are a few fonts (added by default) that you can use in CSS formatting.  They are:


serif, sans-serif, monospace, Courier, TimesRoman,


For Unicode content, you can use the following fonts for Asian languages (i.e., Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean):


STSong-Light, MSung-Light, HeiseiMin-W3,  HYGoThic-Medium


Note : "STSong-Light" gives the best result for Chinese; "MSung-Light" for Traditional Chinese; "HeiseiMin-W3" for Japanese; and "HYGoThic-Medium" for Korean.


Header (HTML)Header in HTML to be included when generating pdf file.
Repeat header on every page?If checked, the Header (HTML) will be included in every subsequent pages in the generated pdf file.
Footer (HTML)Footer in HTML to be included when generating pdf file.
Repeat footer on every page?If checked, the Footer (HTML) will be included in every subsequent pages in the generated pdf file.
Include Activity Information in PDF

When checked, activity information will be prepended to the top of the pdf file.


Activity Exclusion


Activity Exclusion
Define activities not to be included in this plugin.


Changes Log

  • Initial release


Report bugs to dev[at]joget[dot]org.


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