Validate, extract, and generate printables of electronic invoice files received from the "Sistema di Interscambio".
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Validate, extract, and generate printables of electronic invoice files received from the "Sistema di Interscambio".


API examples

fattura-elettronica-reader has a public API. This means for example that you can you easily read invoice files within another Python program:

>>> import fattura_elettronica_reader
>>> data = {
        'patched': True,
        'configuration file': str(),
        'write default configuration file': str(),
        'extract attachments': True,
        'metadata file': 'myfile.xml',
        'invoice xslt type': 'ordinaria',
        'no invoice xml validation': False,
        'force invoice schema file download': False,
        'generate html output': True,
        'invoice filename': str(),
        'no checksum check': False,
        'force invoice xml stylesheet file download': False,
        'ignore attachment extension whitelist': False,
        'ignore attachment filetype whitelist': False,
        'ignore signature check': False,
        'ignore signers certificate check': False,
        'force trusted list file download': False,
        'keep original file': True,
>>> fattura_elettronica_reader.assert_data_structure(source='invoice', file_type='p7m', data=data)
>>> fattura_elettronica_reader.pipeline(

Have a look at the archive_invoice_files script in the automated tasks repository.

CLI helps


$ fattura_elettronica_reader --help


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