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HL Shen
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What PDF librarys are popular???
Has anyone use PDFBox or iText before?
A JSP/Servlet app has to generate some summary/contract/agreement on the fly. The document could contain up to 5 pages, so I need something lightweighted and efficient...(don't wanna get out of memory error)

Any suggestion is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 
Jeanne Boyarsky
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HL,
Welcome to JavaRanch!

I use iText and am happy with it. It's easy to use and there are plenty of examples in the tutorial. I routinely create 75-100 page files and have never had memory issues. Of course, the memory depends on the size of the PDF, not just the number of pages.
 
HL Shen
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Thanks a lot for your reply, Jeanne.
 
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