[poppler] Creating PDF with poppler ?

Thomas Freitag Thomas.Freitag at kabelmail.de
Fri Oct 29 00:51:16 PDT 2010


Don't use poppler to create / manipulate PDFs at all. The existing write 
routines (in PDFDoc) are completely buggy. I'll upload a patch and 
create a simple test programm extracting PDF pages as 1-page-PDF or 
merge several PDFs to one PDF during my next vacation, probably over 


Am 28.10.2010 20:05, schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> A Dijous, 28 d'octubre de 2010, Jennings Jay va escriure:
>> Hi poppler folks,
>> I am looking for a C++ example that creates PDF files using the poppler
>> library.  I have poppler compiled (Windows XP / Visual Studio 2008) and I
>> have working examples that *read* a PDF, but I don't see anything in the
>> poppler codebase, documentation, or mailing-list archives to show how to
>> *create* a PDF.  My real goal is to create a Geospatial PDF, but any kind
>> of simple PDF creation example would probably help a lot.   Thanks for the
>> pointer.
> Poppler is really not the best tool to create PDF files, it could be extended
> to do that, but i think you are better using something else like cairo/Qt if
> what you want is "paint to pdf" or podofo if what you want is creating the pdf
> structures by hand.
> Albert
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