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American ShorthairOP
Playing around with rendering a React component tree as LaTeX. Would be nice if I could, in an API call, pass this tree to renderToString or renderToReadableStream but Next really doesn't want to support that. Is there an escape hatch from


You're importing a component that imports react-dom/server. To fix it, render or return the content directly as a Server Component instead for perf and security.
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Maybe one of these should be marked as a client entry "use client":


I basically want to call some server-side functions that transform the tree to LaTeX and from there to PDF.

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American ShorthairOP
This appears to work:

const MyComponent = () => {
return (
<div>Hello, world!</div>

export async function GET(req: any, res: any) {
const ReactDOMServer = (await import('react-dom/server')).default;
const component = <MyComponent />;
const result = ReactDOMServer.renderToString(component);
return result;