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Text to PDF Conversion using Spring or iText API

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Hello Experts,

I need to convert existing text file into PDF programatically. I'm using basic iText APIs to do this task. However; the converted PDF looses all the formatting applied in a text file (such as indenting, page breaks etc).

Is there any example or solution so that I get exact same file converted into PDF along with the formatting? Thanks for your help.

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Question by:AmolDesai23
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Well, the iText example pages have a lot of examples on how to format it according to your needs.
See @ http://itextdocs.lowagie.com/tutorial/
You'll have to set those tabs and page breaks yourself.
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itext won't do that that 4u
try pdfbox

http://www.pdfbox.org/
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