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nazmun begum
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Joined: Feb 04, 2006
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Hi all, we have used linux ES4 server.we need to convert any files to pdf.
we are able to do it only txt to pdf using iText.jar API. but our requirement is convert any files(.doc,xsl,txt,gif etc) to pdf on-the pdf file. please help me how to do it JSP Project.
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

There is nothing in JSP for working with PDFs.
Moving to Other Open Source Projects where Apache-Fop, iText, etc.. are discussed.


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Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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DOC-to-PDF is hard. Have a look at OpenOffice, which can read DOC and generate PDFs (some links are here.

XSL is just text, so you can treat it just like you would treat text files. iText can handle images like GIFs as well as text.


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Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Joined: Nov 29, 2005
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try using iText for on the fly pdf conversion.Not only pdf but a few other formats.


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I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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