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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Please consult the POM file of the xtra package to find out which versions are used.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. These are layers than can be turned on and off. Previous post What is it like moving back to India? It provides more features then Apache and iText and although its not free but offers free trial for one month and it is worth purchasing if you want to develop your own application like PDF in java.

Just take a look at the projects that use iText. If you want to have a externally configurable control over the output format of the PDF. How to design a vending machine in Java? Below is my short comparison on when to use which, Apache FOP If you want to have a fine grained control over the presentation and the layout of the PDF.


Fully written in Java. I could go on for hours on this topic, there are just too many differences to sum up. If you did not receive this Software directly from iText Group NV, the following is provided for informational purposes only, and you should look to the Redistributor’s license for terms and conditions of use.

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Many of you would have definitely heard about iTextit’s the standard Java library for creating PDF files, but iText 5. This jar contains files distributed with the Apache FOP library. XSL-FO is rather complex It is a Java application that reads a formatting object FO tree and renders the resulting pages to a specified output.

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From my point of view Apache licenses are more appropriate for commercial uses. The prefix “x” for element “x: This jtext was posted in Dynamic File Generation.

I have to generate a simple PDF document from a little java batch Java 7. Apache license vs GNU.

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Unknown on Call SQL procedure and functio…. Because iText allows you to define the layout in a more accurate way, and because iText is much faster than FOP.


Why not use FOP? The Software integrates code developed by Apache Commons Lang project at http: Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Convert email to pdf. If no such license exists, contact the Redistributor. But the way I see it, that wouldn’t provide more accuracy. For brevity, i have not included the input xml and xslt xsl: The primary output target is PDF.

Note that we also compared the ease of use.

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It have been found that many people have problem with the header settings to deliver the PDF file download with different browser. There are fol lot of pdf libraries out there like pdfsharp. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Which one should we go for or should we use the combination of two? Post as a guest Name. All this stuff is ‘missing’ in FOP.