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From Dimitris <dimitris...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: POI to PDF
Date Wed, 08 Mar 2006 15:53:59 GMT
A good example of exporting anything from java to a pdf document is this:
http://www.lowagie.com/iText/

Easy, free, and very well documented:
http://itextdocs.lowagie.com/tutorial/

Dimitris

>> Thanks a load Tom,
>>
>> I understand, for this to work I will need to get an instance of OpenOffice
>> running and listening for requests. I may not be able to do this in my
>> current requirement as the App is already deployed at dozens of clients and
>> requiring all of them to install and configure OO will be a nightmare for
>> support.
>>
>> Thanks anyway.
>> P.S. The code snippet is using odt extension for source file. Will it work
>> with XLS?
>> Regards,
>> Tahir
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tom Schindl [mailto:tomAtLinux@gmx.at] 
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 8:05 PM
>> To: POI Users List
>> Subject: Re: POI to PDF
>>
>> Well you can't export to PDF from POI you need to load the file into
>> e.g. OpenOffice using UNO and let OO do the Job for you. How this can be
>> done is shown in the codesnippet here:
>>
>> http://codesnippets.services.openoffice.org/Office/Office.ConvertDocuments.s
>> nip
>>
>> Tom
>>
>> Tahir Akhtar wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> If I generate an excel sheet using POI, and have an instance of
>> HSSFWorkbook
>>
>>> on hand, what are my options for generating a PDF file?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Any ideas will be really helpful.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Tahir
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
> 

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