iText 7

July 31, 2017, release of 7.0.4, pdfCalligraph 1.0.3 and pdfHTML 1.0.1.
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July 31, 2017
ZUGFeRD e-book v2
With the release of iText 7, some part of the first edition of the book "ZUGFeRD: The Future of Invoicing" became obsolete. In the meantime, we have been busy updating the content to iText 7 code and including new add-ons such as pdfHTML. Today, ZUGFeRD is still a very important standard for invoicing, that makes processing invoices much easier by combining EDI standards (Electronic Data Interchange, e.g. Cross Industry Invoice or CII) with the PDF/A-3 standard. The human-oriented representation using PDF and the machine-oriented EDI information stored within the PDF are the key strengths of...
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June 23, 2017
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Java - Maven Take the iText code out of your project. Run the Maven command mvn dependency:purge-local-repository -DreResolve=false . Take the iText dependencies out of your pom.xml . Reference: .NET - NuGet Take the iText code out of your project. Run the NuGet Package Manager command Uninstall-Package itext7 -RemoveDependencies . Reference:...
Introduction iText 7's new add-on pdfHTML is a tool that aims to greatly simplify HTML to PDF conversion in Java or .NET. This is a straightforward and uniform use case, so many users will get satisfactory results with the one-line code sample below. For more complex usage, you may need to provide some configuration to pdfHTML. In this post, I will attempt to explain why you may need to use the config options, and how to use them. Basics The default way to use pdfHTML is either one of two basic one-line code samples: HtmlConverter.convertToPdf(new File("input.html"), new...
Pdf2Data is a tool that allows for structured data to be extracted from similarly structured text documents. The way that this is done is through the use of rules to define the location of text that should be extracted or the format of the text. Through the rest of this blog post I’ll describe the basics of how it works and then show how it works with a simple example. To begin, let's look at how the rules are defined to choose the text you would like extracted. You can define the areas with either, the pdf2Data web app, or with Adobe reader's comment feature. Once you have selected the area...

iText 7 converting HTML to PDF

Use the pdfHTML add-on to convert HTML and CSS to PDF.