RE: TOOLS: Convert HTML to PDF, maybe with HTMLDOC?

Subject: RE: TOOLS: Convert HTML to PDF, maybe with HTMLDOC?
From: Matthew Horn <mhorn -at- macromedia -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 12:19:17 -0400

Joyce, I am not sure from your email if your PDF generation from HTML is a one-off job or something you want users to be able to do on the fly.

If you need dynamic generation, then you can use iText, a free set of classes from Combine this class with servlet filters and you have a pretty powerful PDF/HTML generation tool.

It runs on JRun (which is how I use it) or any J2EE server.

I am in no way affiliated with iText, but I work on JRun.

Matthew Horn
Sr. Technical Writer
< m a c r o m e d i a >

-----Original Message-----
From: Joyce Fetterman [mailto:JoyceF -at- gtsoftware -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 11:43 AM
Subject: TOOLS: Convert HTML to PDF, maybe with HTMLDOC?

I need to convert HTML docs to PDF to provide users a printable manual.

I'd like to hear from any HTMLDOC users about your experiences with the
product. There are no recent entries in the list archive. I'm concerned
about the loss of CSS formatting in the conversion, and I want to hear about
any other issues that may crop up!

Also, I'd be grateful for any other HTML to PDF solutions.

Please copy me directly with responses, as I'm on digest. Thanks.

joycef -at- gtsoftware -dot- com

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