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RTF to PDF using Java

Amudhan Shan

Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 2


Is there any open source API or others which can be used to convert a RTF document to PDF document using Java.

It should also be able to convert double byte characters.

Thanks in Advance
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19897

Have you already tried iText?

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Amudhan Shan

Joined: Sep 02, 2008
Posts: 2
Tried using Itext version 2.1.5 and 2.1.7. But the alignment of the pdf was not good. Also it was not able to render some of the RTF content properly.

When I searched it was found that it was still under development RTF to PDF conversion in iText and the classes corresponding to conversion were available in itext-rtf.jar.

Hence I tried using the latest itext version like 5.0.0 and 5.0.2 and found that the corresponding conversion classes were found missing in latest versions.

So I assume that they stopped such conversion in latest itext. Please correct me if my understanding is wrong.
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