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Converting DOC to PDF

Bindu Padmanabhan

Joined: Jun 13, 2008
Posts: 10

I am trying to convert .doc file to a pdf using iText. PDF got generated, but the generated pdf contains a lot of junk charaters and formatting has lost.
Please help.

Tim Moores

Joined: Sep 21, 2011
Posts: 2413
iText has no idea about structured text formats, it only recognizes plain text, so this won't work. Check out the JODConverter library, which uses OpenOffice in server mode to perform such conversions.
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