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What you should know before deploying your .NET application that uses PDF Creator Pilot and HTML2PDF Addon to another server.

First, you need to install PDF Creator Pilot and HTML2PDF Addon to this server. It is not necessary to run installer programs for those products, you may register in system corresponding dll files running commands (both on x86 and x64 versions): C:\Windows\system32\regsvr32 PDFCreatorPilot.dll C:\Windows\system32\regsvr32 HTML2PDF.dll Second, you need to re-create interop wrappers for these components. …

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COM arrays in PHP

We don’t claim to be experts in PHP, and an educated reader might find this article to be a redundant description of evident facts. Nevertheless, we hope that this article may be of some help to somebody. We wanted to check whether our library (this one) works well with PHP.

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Using PDF Creator Pilot on ASP.NET Web Pages without Visual Studio

To do work with ASP.NET, we must perform three steps: Create an Interop-wrapper Copy the wrapper into a specific folder Attach the namespace libraries to the application To create the Interop-wrapper of PDF Creator Pilot (i.e. a wrapper that would make it possible to call unmanaged COM-object code of the library from the managed code …

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C++ Unit Tests

Hi everybody! Here I talk about various tools that may be used to develop the unit tests with C++, in particular about those that we use in PDF Creator, and about the way we deploy it. As PDF Creator evolved, it started to become more evident that there was a need for an easy-to-use testing procedure. …

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About PDF Creator Pilot 3.9

Hi, everybody! My name is Vitaly Shibaev. I am one of the developers of the PDF Creator library. In my first note, I want to talk specifically about version 3.9. In my opinion, the most important improvement in this version is how it renders texts. Any kind of text renders correctly, as searchable and clipboard …

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What do you want to use PDF Creator Pilot for?

We try to make PDF Creator Pilot as useful as possible for you. We add new features, fulfill requests, and fix bugs. Now we need your help. Please tell us what you use (or want to use) PDF Creator Pilot for. This information will help us to make PDF Creator Pilot even better for you. …

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