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Writing PDFs

Writing PDFs

Writing PDFs

(OP)
I'm not really finding any specific resources on this (it's basically stuff connected to off-the-shelf document creators and other stuff for money). Is there a simple reference for writing PDFs out there where I could turn out simple bitmap paged stuff (ala the "printer" unit)? Even a good small OSS project would probably suffice on this, but really don't know one.

RE: Writing PDFs

I use SynPDF in combination with Quickreport.
It works well but it has some issues when trying to create encrypted documents.
Microsoft's print to pdf works also quite well (but you can't encrypt).

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RE: Writing PDFs

Just checked their Github and the encryption issue seems to be fixed.


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RE: Writing PDFs

(OP)
If it's got what I need (basically where I can get a TPrinter clone going), it'll be great. Optionally I want to see if I can open saved PDFs, grayscale them (basically an "ink or toner save"), and then print them, but that's another project altogether. Not really wanting to do a whole lot sophisticated. Thanks again!

RE: Writing PDFs

No you can only create PDF's from scratch with SynPDF.

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