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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 Rosenthol

Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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