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Swing Convertor for word to pdf

Carl John
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Joined: Jun 14, 2010
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I'm developing an Swing application which tends to convert any given word document to pdf file. Please guide me to do this.

Lester Burnham

Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 1337
The Apache POI library can read DOC files, and the iText library can create PDF files.

If having OpenOffice installed is an option, then the JODConverter library would make life much easier.
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19651

The conversion engine is not Swing related so I'm moving this thread to Java in General. But I think most people will recommend using (or whatever it's called now) in API mode.

Edit: see, Lester already did so

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