What do people use to generate PDF files from CFM/HTML pages?

Posted on 2005-04-15
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Does anyone have a favorite custom tag or way to generate PDF files dynamically with ColdFusion?  I need to provide my users with the ability to print out invoices and need to use the PDF format.  I know CF 7 now generates PDFs on the fly with the cfdocument tag but I haven't talked my boss into upgrading yet and I need a quick (and simple) way to do this.  Thanks for any advice!
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    I know a lot of people have used :


    But this requires installing cfx

    I have also heard of:


    CF_HTML2PDF3 (CF_HTML2PDF3 allows you to create PDF files from any dynamic CFM page simply by encasing whatever portion of the page you wish to display inside the opening and closing CF_HTML2PDF3 tags.)
    Download from macromedia exchange - it is FREE

    CFX_HTML2PDF another one that is a cfx Also from the Macromedia exhcange and also FREE

    and activepdf (but I would not recommed them as the support and company polices are TERRIBLE)

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