downloadduxiu / doc / index.rst

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Welcome to downloadduxiu's documentation!

Introduce to downloadduxiu

This downloadduxiu package is used to download books either from duxiu or from chaoxing if the book is accessable in your browsers.

Install this package

This package is quite simple and is not necessary to be installed.

Although some preparations are need:

  1. python 2.7 installed
  2. reportlab installed if you want to use script

modules included in the package


This is the main module of the package.

# prex direction must be created in order to execute this command.
./ --prex=prex  --logfile=logfile 'yourlink'

# utilize multiprocess function
./ --prex=prex --logfile=logfile --procnum=2 'yourlink'


This script is used to preprocess the preface of the ducument in order to make it ordered to be inserted in the pdf document to be generated.

# this script must be run first to prepare the prefaces before any images copyed to current direction.
./ *.jpg *.png


This script is used to generate pdf document from images download by downloadduxiu ang prefaces download manually.


This script require reportlab installed.

# copy preface images prepared in last step to where content page images sit and use command below to generate the whole document.
./ --tofile=somename.pdf *.png *.jpg


This script provides gui for downloadduxiu script.

# you have to create a direcotry named "xiazai" where all the python source sit.

Enter the url you get from your email and click ok to start download.

When it is finished, "finished" will show in the input area. Clear the input area and fill in your next url to begin a new download.

This script is the easiest way to utilize this package.

API Documentation

Tip: Filter by directory path e.g. /media app.js to search for public/media/app.js.
Tip: Use camelCasing e.g. ProjME to search for
Tip: Filter by extension type e.g. /repo .js to search for all .js files in the /repo directory.
Tip: Separate your search with spaces e.g. /ssh pom.xml to search for src/ssh/pom.xml.
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