Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Using CSH and need to convert html to PDF Post 302888534 by Akshay Hegde on Saturday 15th of February 2014 02:11:08 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by lakers646
Hi,
I am currently using the below code and it throws an error saying badly placed ()'s. I am not sure if this right way to convert html to PDF, please help..I am using C-shell script

system ("../html2doc pdf 1000 portrait html$prnfile.html $prnfile.pdf ")
print "Content-type:application/pdf \n\n"
create(file,"<$prnfile.pdf")
Quote:
Originally Posted by lakers646
it doesn't work, it doesn't help in resolving my problem, i am actually lookin for c-shell script o generate pdf not any external tools

You did not answer Corona's question, if you do not answer our question it doesn't even help us to understand your requirement, I believe that C-shell itself doesn't have inbuilt feature to convert html to doc even. So you need to depend on external tool or else you can write your own code for conversion utility.
 
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pdfseparate(1)						      General Commands Manual						    pdfseparate(1)

NAME
pdfseparate - Portable Document Format (PDF) page extractor SYNOPSIS
pdfseparate [options] PDF-file PDF-page-pattern DESCRIPTION
pdfseparate extract single pages from a Portable Document Format (PDF). pdfseparate reads the PDF file PDF-file, extracts one or more pages, and writes one PDF file for each page to PDF-page-pattern, PDF-page- pattern should contain %d. %d is replaced by the page number. The PDF-file should not be encrypted. OPTIONS
-f number Specifies the first page to extract. If -f is omitted, extraction starts with page 1. -l number Specifies the last page to extract. If -l is omitted, extraction ends with the last page. -v Print copyright and version information. -h Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.) EXAMPLE
pdfseparate sample.pdf sample-%d.pdf extracts all pages from sample.pdf, if i.e. sample.pdf has 3 pages, it produces sample-1.pdf, sample-2.pdf, sample-3.pdf AUTHOR
The pdfseparate software and documentation are copyright 1996-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC and copyright 2005-2011 The Poppler Developers - http://poppler.freedesktop.org SEE ALSO
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