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Topic: Re: Tools needed for PDF creation from scratch
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58664
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:34 PM

At 3:33 PM -0400 6/14/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>Does anyone know or can tell me where I can find info about the
>tools needed to creat PDF files form scratch?

Sure, both PlanetPDF and PDFZone have great lists of
programming libraries for PDF. Some ones to check out include PDFlib
() and ClibPDF ().

There are also a number of tools/products for converting from
other formats (postscript, HTML, Word, etc.) to PDF.

>Is PDFWriter and PDFEdit the right tools for that?

I don't know what you mean by "PDFEdit" in this context. As
to PDFWriter, that is fine _IF_ are you aren't building a
server-based product, since Acrobat isn't licensable in that context.

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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