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Topic: Re: Converting URL to PDF file page(s), then saving
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56751
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:21 PM

At 10:37 AM -0400 9/20/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>The first thing is: what software would you need? You may have
>Acrobat, and although Acrobat has many, many programming interfaces,
>it does not include one for automatic conversion of web pages.

You sure about this one, Aandi??

I know that WebCapture exports its functionality in an HFT
for use by other components, and I know that if you do a standard
"open document" that it will handle conversion of other formats. So
I wonder if you couldn't get to the functionality that way.

Of course, this all assume you're not doing this server side...


>So, you might have to find a way to automate opening a URL in a
>browser, and making a browser "print to PDF". The answer depends
>hugely on the browser you use, as to whether it is possible at all.
>
Other options including using 3rd party software like HTMLDoc
() or WebGrabber ().


Leonard
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