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Re: HTML/CSS-to-PDF-engines that Produce Tagged PDFs


From: Philip Kiff
Date: Mar 31, 2019 12:06PM

I guess OpenPDF is the open source version of iText, started from a fork
a few years ago. I don't know its capacity for converting HTML to tagged
PDF, or how cleanly it does it, but it may be worth investigating?:

On 2019-03-31 13:55, Philip Kiff wrote:
> I'm not sure if there are any open source engines that currently do
> this. I'd like to know if there are.
> There are a couple companies that sell products that do this. One
> example is iText:
> https://itextpdf.com/
> I have not personally used this product, but I have seen it used
> successfully (along with careful scripting) to convert simple CSS +
> HTML into a (mostly) properly tagged PDF/UA.
> Phil.
> On 2019-03-31 10:49, Brandon Keith Biggs wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Does anyone know of an HTML/CSS-to-PDF-engine that produces a properly
>> tagged PDF?
>> One would think all the engines would do this, but the demo pages for:
>> weasyprint <https://weasyprint.org/samples/> and
>> prince <https://www.princexml.com/samples/>
>> are not tagged.
>> Thanks,
>> Brandon Keith Biggs <http://brandonkeithbiggs.com/>;
>> >> >> >> > > > >