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Topic: Re: ActivePDF or PDFLib - which to choose?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56287
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:18 PM

At 3:33 PM -0400 6/28/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I'm starting to write a VB6 program that will convert office docs to
>pdf files on the fly. Which pdf software should I use and what are
>the advantages and disadvantages of either conversion software.

Which ActivePDF product are you thinking of using - their
PDFToolkit or their DocConverter? The former is more inline with
PDFlib - a general PDF "library" for creating and manipulating PDF
documents. Useful if you already have a layout engine, file format
processor, etc. to deal with the the issues of converting Office (or
other) formats.

On the other hand, DocConverter does all that for you - it
knows how to read Office documents, lay them out, and then convert to
PDF. So all you need to do is integrate it into whatever your
particular solution is.


Leonard
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