A small part of the Apache FOP code is included in the Software without modification. Your use of the Apache FOP code is subject to the terms and conditions of. I have been using FOP for the last month on a major project. In this project, XML data is rearranged to create PDF documents of – Dear Author: We have been using Apache FOP to generate FDP files. How does iText compare to FOP? Thanks.

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They both produce PDF, but that’s it. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. A cursory gop of the iText site didn’t reveal any comparable list of compliance with the standard – if you find one, please post the location.

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Comparing Apache FOP with iText

How easy is it to write an application with different libraries and how easy is it to maintain the code. To embed the pdf report in browser I used a servlet.

Bill [ March 11, I have to prepare PDF document with images generated by servlets, so itetx seems that iText is a good solution.? February 6, at 7: Jasperreports is NOT very capable for this type of output I was constrained to use this Jasper by our architects. Which one should we go for or should we use the combination of two?

Apache FOP and iText (Open Source Projects forum at Coderanch)

Your use of these files is subject to the terms and conditions of a file that must accompany the AFM files. It is contagious, very cool, and lot of fun.


You have to make sure that your FO templates comply to the standards, such as region-body must declare before region-before. But please please please don’t take my word for it! It is very easy to add list and tables to your PDF document by using iText.

From my point of view Apache licenses are more appropriate for commercial uses. Copyright ktext Javin Paul Law of Demeter in Java – Principle of least Knowle The copyright of these products is owned by Bruno Lowagie and others. Is there a visual design tool for this define the layout? On the contrary ;- When I irext iText allows you to define the layout in a more accurate way, is that you don’t have to depend on design decisions of the library for instance when it comes to pagination.

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The following code show how you add watermark, permission and owner password onto your PDF file. Could anyone tell me how to create PDF using Java? Notify me of new comments via email.

The Software fpp encryption software. All this stuff is ‘missing’ in FOP. I don’t understand why people always want to compare iText with FOP. It have been found that many people have problem with the header settings to deliver the PDF file download with different browser. The binary code for the Commons Lang code is included in iText with modifications.


The source code for Apache FOP is available at http: No programmer is required in the future to process different documents with different contents. Unlike previous version of iText, iText 4. How to enable Spring Security in Java Web applicat By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The good thing about iText is that it’s available in both Rop and C. You’ll also need them at runtime if your code involves encryption or digital signing.

We will look into iText. If you are using hyphenation, you need an extra itext-hyph-xml. If no such fo exists, contact the Redistributor. May 16, at 1: Details of the encryption software in the Software are provided to assist in obtaining relevant export control classification and approval. December 7, at By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I have also included a small helloworld code snippet of each.

With class ColumnText you have a means to write code that decides when a new page should be triggered. Please consult the POM file of the xtra package to find out which versions are used.

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