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converting PDF to xml using JasperReport or Apache FOP
Joined: Jan 19, 2005
Oct 13, 2007 10:22:00
i got a PDF/RTF template with pictures, which i wan to convert to xml
so that i can use JapserReport or Apache FOP to generate
can anyone help me how do i convert PDF to xml?
[ October 13, 2007: Message edited by: ks goh ]
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Oct 13, 2007 11:49:00
PDF is -for the most part- a read-only format. While some limited alterations are possible, you can't extract the layout information. It's possible to extract the text they contain using libraries such as PDFBox and JPedal.
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Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Oct 13, 2007 12:17:00
This is a bit advanced for the beginners forum, so I'm promoting it to the intermediate forum.
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Joined: Oct 30, 2001
Oct 15, 2007 01:26:00
where the issue is discussed.
In short, what you want to do is probably near-impossible.
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