Is it possible to use class/methods from iText to build and create a PDF
and then put the PDF on the IFS? Is anybody using iText Classes in there RPG
applications now? I am hoping that by using the iText I can build a very
professional looking PDF that would include graphics and different fonts and
Anybody have any suggestions on how I could start on even trying to do this?
I see a book by Bruno Lowagie called iText In Action. I also see via this
that IBM has called Generate PDF files from Java applications dynamically.
But I'm not seeing any examples of properly prototyping the iText methods in
RPG and building the PDF.
After reading about iText I was wondering if I can extract the data I want
in an RPG module and then using the Classes in the iText library build and
create the PDF. Then store the PDF on the IFS with the intention of emailing
Or is this one of those scenarios where its better for me to do the whole
thing in JAVA for what I'm trying to accomplish?
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