• Subject: Re: Creating Adobe Acrobat files on AS/400
  • From: "Patrick Townsend" <patownsend@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 16:27:49 -0800
  • Organization: Patrick Townsend & Associates Inc

You might check out the PDFLib stuff. I think the web site is
http://www.pdflib.com. They have either have an AS/400 version, or
instructions on how to create an AS/400 version. Once you have that you have
to master the APIs to build PDF images. But its a lot easier than creating
PDF yourself!

Patrick
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http://www.patownsend.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Myers - MM" <jmyersmm@sbsusa.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 1:50 PM
Subject: Creating Adobe Acrobat files on AS/400


> We are doing a project where we would like to create Adobe Acrobat files
in
> the AS/400's IFS.
>
> The document created would be similar to an employee ID card with a
> picture, graphics, and text.
>
> I know that there are products that convert spool files to .pdf files.
Are
> there any products / code samples for formatting and creating custom .pdf
> files natively on the AS/400?  A fallback would be a document that
> describes the Acrobat standard.  I would prefer to not add an NT server to
> the configuration to get this done.
>
> Sincerely,
> John Myers
> IBM Certified Specialist - AS/400 Technical Solutions
> IBM Certified Specialist - Advisor for e-Business
> Strategic Business Systems, Inc.
> 17 S. Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446  USA
> E-mail: mailto:jmyers@sbsusa.com   Phone: +1 (201) EASY 400   x131
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