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Topic: Re: Server-side solution to convert RTF/Word to PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58494
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:32 PM

At 11:18 AM -0400 7/10/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I'm looking for a solution which fits in our infrastructure (UNIX,
>BEA Weblogin, EJB's) which can convert Word or RTF documents into
>PDF, on-the-fly.
The only option for Unix-based conversion of Word and/or RTF
to PDF is to use a 2 pass process. Here are some options.

Word or RTF via Postscript
1) Use AbiWord ( to convert to Postscript
2) Use Ghostscript ( or PStill
( to convert to PDF

Word via HTML
1) Use wvHTML ( to convert to HTML
2) Use HTMLDoc ( to convert to PDF

Hope that helps...

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

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