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Topic: Re: html to pdf
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57425
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:25 PM

At 2:44 PM -0500 2/19/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
> I am trying to generate a PDF file (which is already pre existing
>e.g 1040 Tax Return) dynamically on-the-fly based on the information from
>a html form and server-side calculation.I am basically java programmer, so
>if anybody can guide or give a hint I would really appreciate it.
You have a couple of options depending on the OS platform on
which you plan to deploy your solution, as well as your personal

1) Add form fields (if not already present) to the PDF document, and
then use a product like FDFMerge () to merge
the data into the form fields.

2) Write out an HTML version of the PDF document and then convert
using a product like HTMLDoc ().

3) Rewrite the PDF file completely on the fly using a library like
pdflib ().

Leonard Rosenthol
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