A python library to convert RTF into PDF ?

robert no-spam at no-spam-no-spam.invalid
Wed Jan 3 20:55:53 CET 2007


leonel.gayard at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone know a good python library to convert a RTF file into PDF ?
> 
> This should be done automaticaly: I have a web page that takes some
> values and inserts them into a RTF template, resulting in an RTF file.
> However, I cannot send the output back to the user in RTF, it must be
> sent in PDF instead, so I need to convert the result.
> 
> So, what library can I use to convert from RTF to PDF ? GPL / BSD
> Libraries are welcome.
> 

Don't know a mere self-contained job.

But probably then you are on a Windows - print the RTF through Word (win32com/ctypes) or through a RichEdit control into a .ps  then convert via ghostscript/ps2pdf into a pdf.  (gs obviously doesn't know RTF by default or at all...)


Robert



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