Coldfusion Word to PDF conversion

Hi,

I currently have a CF pgm that prompts for certain fields using a form and these form fields are embedded within a RTF variable (after the RTF variable has been created with a cffile read function) by replacing certain field containers. e.g. %NAME% or %ADDRESS%.

After replacing these containers in the RTF variable, the RTF is opened for the user in Word using the below functions;

 <cfheader name="Content-Disposition" value="#cname#">
 <cfcontent type="application/msword"><cfoutput>#rtf#</cfoutput>

This works like a charm but now they are requesting to open the rtf variable in PDF so no changes can be made to the document.

Is this possible?

Thanks,

Errol
Errol FarroAsked:
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Gurpreet Singh RandhawaConnect With a Mentor Web DeveloperCommented:
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Gurpreet Singh RandhawaWeb DeveloperCommented:
i have been through this, but for pdf it will not play good, you need some kind of external tool which you can execute through cfexecute to make it work
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Errol FarroAuthor Commented:
thanks myselfrandhawa. Do you know of any external tool that does this?
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Errol FarroAuthor Commented:
Looks ok to convert html to pdf but I need one to convert rtf to pdf.
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