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rtf2pdf question

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Hi,

I would like to know how to convert a rtf file to pdf file using java?
I know iText library, but I'm not sure does this library can be used to do this conversion.
Can someone give me a sample, or tell me what other libraries can I use?

Thanks
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Hi,
Hava a look on this...
this will do for u..
http://www.windwardreports.com/

or the  usual way like
Using RTF to FO conversion, then using FOP to FO to PDF conversion
have a look on FOP site also.. and http://www.rtftofo.com/

Try the windward..it will do..


Best of Luck
Vikraman
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by:acanuva
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Sorry for the late reply and thanks to all you experts.

I tried jfo (http://www.rtftofo.com/), it really works, but the result is not very satisfying.
I'll take a detailed look at windwardreports.
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The first link I posted has loads of libraries. Did you use any?
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Yes, but most of them are used to create files of rtf or other formats.
I think what I need is something like a rtf parser, and then convert the parser result to pdf or something else.
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You do not need any special packages for RTF processing, java already comes with a few of them. Take a look here:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Java/Q_20944719.html
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