Reading a pdf file with a microchip

Discussion in 'Programmer's Corner' started by jfeeney, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. jfeeney

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    Jul 14, 2008
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    Has anyone every seen a sample C++ (Microchip) program that would read a pdf file into a program and then write the pdf out to a LCD screen?
     
  2. polus

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    Jul 12, 2008
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    A C++ microchip program? Hmmm.

    First start by understanding the file format of PDF.
    Write you own code on a PC that will decode the file...
    And output in the same format to an LCD simulators.
    Transfer it to the embedded platform and optimise....
     
  3. blazedaces

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    Jul 24, 2008
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    Don't know if this helps you, but this is a java based program to read and write pdf's among other things: http://www.lowagie.com/iText/

    Perhaps there's a set of C++ library already written for such a thing.

    Good luck

    -blazed
     
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