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Coverting PDF to DOC

Subha Garg
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Joined: Feb 28, 2008
Posts: 39
How can i convert Pdf to doc using java api's.Ot can i have some good api which can be used to create word docs in java.I have used iText's RtfWriter2.but it creates a rtf file which although is viewable in word but has a huge size compared to *.doc documents.Apache POI i suppose is not efficient to add stuff like pagenumbers and TableOfContents
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
You could use the OpenOffice Java API to create the file, and then save it in whichever format you like (including DOC). Or you could have it open the RTF file and save it as DOC.

As an aside, is the file size of the RTF really a problem?

Also, converting PDFs to any editable format isn't really a feasible option.
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