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How to retrieve data's from database and generate it in PDF format?

 
vignesh karthick
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Hi,

I got a problem here. I have stored data's in the database, now I want to retrieve those data's into PDF format. Is there is any 3rd party tool/plugin available for PDF?
 
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What exactly is the problem - retrieving data from a DB, or creating a PDF from the data? Neither sounds like a Swing problem (which this forum is all about).

PDFs can be created in various ways - iText and Apache FOP are powerful libraries to do so.
 
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The thing is I have created a textfield, the data's entered in the textfield should be stored in the database, then the stored data's should be retrieved in PDF..
 
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So the problem consists of a) saving data to a DB, b) retrieving data from a DB, and c) creating a PDF? Still, nothing to do with Swing. For a and b you're better off asking in the JDBC forum. For c you should check out the libraries I mentioned; questions about those would be best asked in the Other Open Source projects forum.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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