How to enable offline formats

This guide provides step-by-step instructions to enabling offline formats of your documentation.

They are automatically built by Read the Docs during our default build process, as long as you have the configuration enabled to turn this on.

Enabling offline formats

Offline formats are enabled by the formats key in our config file. A simple example is here:

# Build PDF & ePub
  - epub
  - pdf

Verifying offline formats

You can verify that offline formats are building in your Project dashboard > Downloads:


Deleting offline formats

The entries in the Downloads section of your project dashboard reflect the formats specified in your config file for each active version.

This means that if you wish to remove downloadable content for a given version, you can do so by removing the matching formats key from your config file.

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