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New PDF Export formats introduced in PDF Generator ES4

PDF Generator ES4 introduces new export formats which convert PDF documents to Office Open XML formats (DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX). These conversions use Acrobat based conversion route to perform the operation. Similar to other existing export formats these new formats … Continue reading

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Requirements and Recommendations for running LiveCycle PDF Generator ES4 on Windows 2008 server

To get the full advantage of PDF Generator features provided by LiveCycle ES4 on Windows 2008 Server, administrator needs to ensure that all the prerequisites are met for conversions to succeed. Based on the conversion formats required, some of these … Continue reading

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Configuring PDF Generator ES4 on Windows for remote deployments

PDF Generator configuration batch file performs a set of configurations on the server machine which are required to successfully perform various conversions. The batch file is run as part of the LiveCycle configuration for turnkey and local deployments, but is … Continue reading

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File Format specific PDFG configuration requirements in LiveCycle ES4

PDF Generator supports a large number of file formats for conversion to PDF, and requires corresponding software installations on the server. Below is a list of applications which are supported by PDF Generator, including the file formats each application supports. … Continue reading

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LiveCycle PDF Generator – Configuring WebSphere AppServer Instance to Run As Windows Service

If you get exceptions such as follows in WebSphere SystemOut.log when you try LiveCycle PDF Generator document conversions, you might need to run the WebSphere appserver instance as a Windows service running as the ‘SYSTEM’ account: ERROR: API = CreateProcessAsUser … Continue reading

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A Troubleshooting Protocol for LiveCycle PDF Generator ES2

Because of the large number of moving parts involved in a functioning LiveCycle PDF Generator configuration, its setup can be challenging. If you do run into issues, the following protocol might help. Is the operating system Windows? PDF Generator is … Continue reading

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LiveCycle PDF Generator “Not enough space” Exception in Solaris

If you get the following exception while invoking LiveCycle PDF Generator on Solaris, it means the server, or the LDOM (now called “Oracle VM”) does not have enough memory allocated to it. Extraneous Java processes spawned by PDF Generator such … Continue reading

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Single-Threaded Operations in LiveCycle ES2

There are a few operations in LiveCycle ES2 that are single-threaded due to various dependencies and limitations. PDF Generator 1) Native2PDF for Microsoft Excel Conversion of Excel spreadsheets to PDF using Microsoft Excel 2007 2) Native2PDF for Microsoft XPS Conversion … Continue reading

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LiveCycle PDF Generator ES2 System Readiness Tool (SRT)

LiveCycle ES2 comes packaged with a tool called the System Readiness Tool (SRT) that can be used to verify that the server is configured properly for PDF Generator ES2 to work as designed. LiveCycle Configuration Manager (LCM) can be used … Continue reading

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