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Topic: XML/XSL->HTML->PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 59971
From: bittondb
Date: 5/29/2002 05:42 PM

I have what seems to be a simple problem, with a complicated solution. I need to generate a PDF from HTML transformed from XML using an XSL stylesheet. Not so easy I have found out. activePDF's webgrabber falls short because it is unable to realiably include an HTTP header into the request, in order to spoof the current user's ASP session (which *must* be kept intact for authentication). Spoon feading the HTML into it is of course a possibility, but then I would have to work with an ADO stream object to get the HTML from the MSXML template processor, plus add all the header and footer HTML (including a lenghthy stylesheet). Urgh! I hope someone can help. Tx :)

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