This project is a great match for what you want to do.
Blog describing the project: https://www.pdftron.com/blog/react/react-to-pdf/
Disclaimer this is from my company, but the web-to-pdf project is GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE and allows commercial use.
A templating engine such as Jinja or Velocity allows you to define your own document template and then substitute in data. The templates could be used to produce HTML or Markdown that could be converted to PDF using pandoc or other tools.
The Bytescout PDF Generator SDK can successfully create PDF and Docx documents from an HTML source and it offers plenty of customization and fine tuning.
Please check out the following samples:
How to convert HTML to PDF in C# and ByteScout PDF SDK
How to convert HTML to DOCX in C# and ByteScout PDF SDK
Disclaimer: I work for Bytescout.
"Paper to Audio" is a chrome extension specifically for converting academic papers to speech (this includes PDFs). It gets rid of references etc. when speaking the text.
The link is: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/paper-to-audio/djncfliejhhejjgbhcopflpnlaeicnco?authuser=1
It may have a few bugs which I'm still trying to sort out. Hope this ...
PDF.co Web API (On-Demand) has built-in OCR and also supports template based extraction for your documents.
Below is a source code sample using template based extraction (node.js):
If you're interested we're happy to provide you with a free test account!
Pandoc can do this, but one has to enable the emoji extension. The default PDF engine used by pandoc is pdflatex, which, as far as I know, doesn't support emojis. (Getting emojis to work in LaTeX is a pain in general.) The best way is hence to use wkhtmltopdf, weasyprint or the like.
This is how the command should look like:
pandoc --from=markdown+emoji --...
Having ImageMagick, potrace and pdftools (disclaimer: I am the author of pdftools). Assuming you have an input PDF file called input.pdf:
Convert every page in a BMP file using ImageMagick:
magick convert -density 300 input.pdf -quality 100 ./bmp/input.bmp
(optional) pre-process image files:
for /r %%i in (./bmp/*.bmp) do mkbitmap ...
markdown-it does the trick. The easiest way for one time users is going to:
pasting the markdown on the left side and copying HTML from the right side. This can be further processed with your browser or wkhtmltopdf to generate a PDF.
If you open your file in Preview you will get several options. Select export from under the File menu and you can save the PDF file as jpeg, jpeg2000, png, tiff. You can also resave it as a PDF with an option to reduce size.
You can use Syncfusion .Net PDF library to create, read, and edit PDF documents programmatically.
With this library you can convert HTML,Word and Images to PDF.
Please find the some helpful links to get started.
HTML to PDF conversion
Word to PDF conversion
Image to PDF conversion
To find more details refer the PDF help documentation.
(Disclosure: I'm ...
If you are looking for a searchable PDF automation solution, please have a look at OCRvision. If you configure the network scanner output folder as a magic folder OCRvision is free for personal use. You need to buy a license if you are planning to use this software for a commercial purpose.
Docear might be what you are looking for. Highlight the text in pdf and docear will import them into a mindmap. The highlights are already well managed and can again be reorganized with ease. It is free, open-source and it can handle lots of documents.
If you’re looking for a library that can be used server-side to convert different image and document formats to PDF, one option is the LEADTOOLS Document Imaging SDK. (Disclosure: I'm a LEAD employee).
The SDK supports splitting, merging and converting, from and to PDF, among other features.
If you also need to convert text in images to searchable PDF, you ...