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Topic: Re: Please Help w/ Automated PDF creation
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58163
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:30 PM

At 10:14 AM -0500 10/31/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>Distiller server watches a folder and autoconverts any files it
>finds there from PostScript to PDF. I need the same functionality
>for HTML files! So what goes into the folder is an html file, or a
>batch of them, and what comes out is the corresponding PDF (or
>PostScript would be fine) Please let me know if you have done
>similar things, and how -- I bought the product on the bad advice of
>an Adobe CSR and now I need to hack out a solution...
>Thanks.

I don't know of anything "pre-built" that will do this, but
it would be easy to write a Perl/VB/etc script to handle the folder
watching, and the pass the files off to a product like HTMLDoc
(), html2ps
(<http://www.tdb.uu.se/~jan/html2ps.html>) or WebGrabber
(<http://www.activepdf.com>).


Leonard
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