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Converting HTML to an image?

James Hodgkiss
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Joined: Jan 22, 2004
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Within my servlet, as well as providing links to certain pages, I need to show a preview image of what the linked page looks like.

Does anyone know if I can do this in Java without having to physically open the page?

Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

Remember, HTML is going to to look like text until you let a browser render it. By far the easiest approach is just to open the page in a browser - you could style this like a floating preview panel (like Google does).

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