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book: Create a structured PDF document with headings, chapters, etc.
webpage: Specifies that the HTML sources are unstructured (plain web pages.) A page break is inserted between each file or URL in the output.
continuous: Specifies that the HTML sources are unstructured (plain web pages.) No page breaks are inserted between each file or URL in the output.
Title of the document for the front page.
Extract the first heading of the document and use it as title. If checked the title field has no effect.
The title image or HTML page. These file has to be an attachments!
Specify document version to be displayed on the title page.
Intellectual property owner of this document.
Copyright notice for this document.
Information about who and when modified the document are applied at the end.


Specifies the output format.
Grayscale document  Title page
Compression :   JPEG big images 


User defined page size 
Choose one of the predefined standard sizes or select user defined.
Specifies the page size using a standard name or in points (no suffix or ##x##pt), inches (##x##in), centimeters (##x##cm), or millimeters (##x##mm).
Set the target browser width in pixels (400-1200). This determines the page scaling of images.
   2-Sided   Landscape
Specifies the margin size using points (no suffix or ##x##pt), inches (##x##in), centimeters (##x##cm), or millimeters (##x##mm). Keep empty for default value.
Sets the page header to use on body pages.
Sets the page footer to use on body pages.


Sets the number of levels in the table-of-contents. Empty for unlimited levels.
   Numbered headings Check to number all of the headings in the document.
Sets the title for the table-of-contents. Empty for default title.
Sets the page header to use on table-of-contents pages.
Sets the page footer to use on table-of-contents pages.


Enter the HTML color for the body (background).
Enter the image file for the body (background). These file has to be an attachments!
Enter the HTML color for the text.
Sets the color of links.
Enables generation of links in PDF files.


Set the default size of text.
Set the spacing between lines of text.
Choose the default typeface (font) of text.
Choose the default typeface (font) of headings.
Set the size of header and footer text.
Choose the font for header and footer text.
Change the encoding of the text in document.
Check to embed font in the output file.


Controls the initial viewing mode for the document.
Document: Displays only the docuemnt pages.
Outline: Display the table-of-contents outline as well as the document pages.
Full-screen: Displays pages on the whole screen; this mode is used primarily for presentations.
Controls the initial layout of document pages on the screen.
Single: Displays a single page at a time.
One column: Displays a single column of pages at a time.
Two column left/right: Display two columns of pages at a time; the first page is displayed in the left or right column as selected.
Choose the initial page that will be shown.


Check to number all of the headings in the document.
 Print   Modify
 Copy   Annotate
Specifies the document permissions.
Specifies the user password to restrict viewing permissions on this PDF document. Empty for no encryption.
Specifies the owner password to control who can change document permissions etc. If this field is left blank, a random 32-character password is generated so that no one can change the document.


Specify language to use for date and time format.
Shrink code blocks on page.
Show line numbers for code blocks.
Make spaces visable by dots (·) instead of white spaces.
Make line breaks visable by a extra character (¶) at the end.
Enable this feature if you searching for problems or intent to report a bug report


Version 2.4.2 (MoinMoin 1.9.9)

MoinMoin - Generate PDF document using HTMLDOC

This action script generate PDF documents from a Wiki site using
the HTMLDOC (http://www.htmldoc.org) software packages which has
to be preinstalled first.

Copy this script in your's MoinMoin action script plugin directory.

Thanks goes to Pascal Bauermeister who initiated the implementaion.
Lot of things changes since then but the idear using HTMLDOC is the
main concept of this implementation.

Please visit the homepage for further informations:

@copyright: (C) 2006 Pascal Bauermeister
@copyright: (C) 2006-2010 Raphael Bossek <raphael.bossek@solutions4linux.de>
@license: GNU GPL, see COPYING for details


location: Middleware / MpiStart / TroubleshootingGuide

Troubleshooting Guide

Check the mpi-start page for more information.


yaim plugin does not publish MPI-* tags into the RunTimeEnvironment

  1. Check that you are using the MPI_CE node type and that it is the first node type in the command line.

  2. Check the yaim log for messages like Added <FLAVOUR> to set to CE_RUNTIMEENV, if they does not appear, probably you have not enabled any flavour in your yaim profile.


Compiler not found

While it is advised that sites supporting MPI do install the MPI compiler, it may not available at all sites. Some sites do have installed the -devel packages but do not have the proper compiler (gcc) installed. In the case of Open MPI a message like this is shown:

The Open MPI wrapper compiler was unable to find the specified compiler
gcc in your PATH.

Note that this compiler was either specified at configure time or in
one of several possible environment variables.

You should install the C/C++/Fortran compilers to fully support the compilation of MPI applications.

Incompatible Libraries

The available compiler does not match the installed libraries, or compiler paths are set incorrectly. mpi-start should fix the compiler flags (32/64 bits) and set them in the MPI_<COMPILER>_FLAGS where COMPILER is one of MPICC (C), MPICXX (C++), MPIF90 (Fortran 90) or MPIF70 (Fortran 70). Use one of those variables for your compilation.


Mpiexec errors

Some sites have reported errors related to bad usage of OSC Mpiexec. Sample error messages:

error while loading shared libraries: libtorque.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

mpiexec: Error: PBS_JOBID not set in environment.

These errors are due to using the wrong version of Mpiexec for the installed torque, or trying to use this starter in a non PBS site.

Bad allocation of slots

mpi-start will use all the allocated slots by the batch scheduler (unless told otherwise), but wrongly configured CE/batch system may prevent the proper execution of the jobs.

Cannot find scheduler

If mpi-start is not able to detect the batch system being used, it will issue a cannot find scheduler error message and exit with code 3. This is normally due to misconfiguration of the batch system or the Computing Element. Check next sections for more information.


CREAM BLAH produces a job for PBS/Torque with the -l nodes=N option (with N equal to the number of required slots). This option fails for any N bigger than the number of WN in the site. In order to avoid it, you should configure a submit filter in torque that will transform that expression into one adapted to your hardware configuration. The yaim plugin can automatically create such filter if the MPI_SUBMIT_FILTER is set to "yes" in your configuration file.


Support for MPI jobs in SGE requires the configuration of a Parallel Environment and enabling it for submission of jobs from the Computing Element. Current CREAM SGE support selects any parallel environment (uses -pe * option) available. If your job fails to start with a cannot find scheduler error from mpi-start, probably the parallel environment is not properly configured.

File transfer

mpi-start tries to copy files to remote hosts if it does not find a shared filesystem. The shared filesystem detection is limited to the working directory, if your site uses a shared space which is not where the job starts, mpi-start can be configured to use that area with the MPI_SHARED_HOME and MPI_SHARED_HOME_PATH. Check the manual for details.

The fail-over method for copying the files is ssh (scp). This requires passwordless ssh configured between the nodes. If mpi-start is not able to login into the remote host it will display failed to create directory on remote machine error message. Check that passwordless ssh is working between your nodes if you get that message.

Last update at 2011-09-20T07:40:38Z