[jdom-interest] Generating PDF output using JDOM with iText
roland at netquant.com.br
Wed Feb 6 14:37:37 PST 2002
I'm new to JDOM and here is what I want to do:
I want to take the whole tree and make it output a PDF file using
To those who don't know what iText is: it is a library that enables you to
produce PDF documents from Java.
I was thinking about adding a class to org.jdom.output to enable this.
My interest is to keep this as flexible as possible. So that I could
generate output to XSL:FO if I wanted, by just writing another output
class. I wonder why there wasn't defined a general output class from which
the existing ones inherit.
Does anyone have an idea of what would be the best way of implementing my idea?
I realize that probably it would be better to build up my own Object tree
using a SAX parser and then call
But if I implement a class that can be used with JDOM others will profit
from it also.
Best regards, Roland
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