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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

How to create PDF from Lotus Notes

I want to show you one of the way how we can create PDF documents from Lotus Notes. I propose to use this package com.lowagie.text
You can download iText®, a JAVA-PDF library
Read more here Generate PDF files from Java applications dynamically

Here is an example that create PDF document.
import lotus.domino.*;
import com.lowagie.text.Paragraph;
import com.lowagie.text.Chapter;
import com.lowagie.text.Font;
import com.lowagie.text.List;
import com.lowagie.text.Table;
import com.lowagie.text.Document;
import com.lowagie.text.DocumentException;
import com.lowagie.text.pdf.PdfWriter;

public class JavaAgent extends AgentBase {
public void NotesMain() {
try {
Session session = getSession();
AgentContext agentContext = session.getAgentContext();
//create document's object
Document document = new Document();
try {
//create a document
PdfWriter.getInstance(document, new FileOutputStream("c:\\CreatePDFInlotus.pdf"));
//open doc for r/w;
//add text
document.add(new Paragraph ("Create PDF in Lotus "));
//if error
} catch (DocumentException de) {
System.err.println(de.getMessage()); }


} catch(Exception e) {
Download Project: convert_2_pdf example

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