Category: Tips and tricks

Convert HTML to PDF

With the PDF solution webPDF you can not only convert all formats into PDF but also implement a professional long-term archiving. Besides many other functions like OCR, barcode and digital signature you can also convert HTML and entire websites into PDF with webPDF. You can process and convert either static HTML documents or HTML content…




Export PDF documents in graphics files

Our software webPDF offers an export function. This means that you can export PDFs into various graphic formats at any time. For example, you want to convert PDF documents into JPG? webPDF offers a wide range of possibilities for this. You can comfortably use the export function with which you can export PDF documents as…




Parameter change – it’s high time!

Since version 7 of webPDF we have introduced the new parameter structure based on JSON and XML schemas. This new parameter structure replaces the old parameters, which consisted of a single string parameter and were linked with “&”…




Case study: Processing forms with webPDF

Automatic processing of attached PDF documents On the basis of a concrete project example one can best show the application areas and functional characteristics of webPDF. Some of our customers come from the insurance industry, for example. We always work closely together with our customers and implement many individual wishes accordingly. This concrete case study…




webPDF now available with Docker Container

If you have already read the article “webPDF 6 available as a virtual machine (VM)” you probably already know that webPDF can be run comfortably and easily in a virtual machine. As another simple and high-performance alternative, we now offer webPDF based on container technology. Use the webPDF container under Docker as a fast and…




Use of the REST interface via webPDF wsclient

In this article we would like to show you how you can use the “webPDF wsclient” library (short “wsclient”) in Java to access the webPDF webservices via the REST interface. For this it is helpful if you have already read the article “The webPDF wsclient Library”. An article explaining the use of the SOAP interface…


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Use of the SOAP interface via webPDF wsclient

In this article we would like to show you how you can use the “webPDF wsclient” library (short “wsclient”) in Java to access the webPDF webservices via the SOAP interface. For this it is helpful if you have already read the article “The webPDF wsclient Library“. An article explaining the use of the REST interface…


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webPDF and Java: very easy with the “wsclient” library

Did you know…? …that the parameterization of all webservices of webPDF since version 7 has been defined, standardized and even more extensive via XSDs? Using the XML schema http://schema.webpdf.de/1.0/operation.xsd you can easily create your own JAXB stubs for Java (automatable e.g. via XJC). The parameterization of the web service call can thus be mapped easily…




Video: How can I convert emails to PDF?

In this video tutorial you can see how to convert e-mails in Outlook (MSG) or MIME (EML) format to PDF using webPDF. Text formatting and graphic elements are retained. You can convert your emails into a PDF so that the message is displayed exactly as the email client displays it. Watch the video to see…




The most important barcode formats at a glance

Attaching and reading barcodes on PDFs with webPDF What are the advantages of working with barcodes? If you add barcodes to documents in PDF format, this has the strong advantage that you can recognize and assign your documents at any time. Why barcodes are worthwhile? Working with barcodes improves the workflow and accelerates the work…