FAQ

How do I activate SSL for the PDFreactor Web Service?
By default, the PDFreactor Web Service does not provide SSL and is accessible only via HTTP. If a secure HTTPS connection is required, you can enable SSL in...
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017 at 10:23 AM
How can PDFreactor connect to a server using HTTPS?
PDFreactor can connect to servers using the HTTPS protocol. However, Java requires the server's certificate to be imported. To avoid that you can use a...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 2:58 PM
Why does PDFreactor ignore my style sheet?
This can have a variety of reasons. Please make sure that the style sheet can be reached via the specified URL. Also, PDFreactor will only apply style sheets...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 3:06 PM
Can I run PDFreactor on a system without a graphical environment such as X11 oder Xfvb?
Yes. To run PDFreactor on a system without a graphical environment you should enable headless mode in Java. To do so, you should set the Java system proper...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 2:53 PM
Are there any options to set the resolution of the generated PDFs?
PDFreactor does not create documents with a fixed resolution. Images are embedded at their original resolution while text is stored as references to the gly...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 3:01 PM
Which fonts are supported?
PDFreactor supports TrueType fonts (TTF) and OpenType fonts (OTF). The fonts are automatically embedded into the generated PDF documents. Please note that us...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 at 3:03 PM
Which PDF version does PDFreactor produce?
The PDF version of PDF files created with PDFreactor is 1.4. However, the use of certain features and conformances may produce PDFs in different versions. ...
Thu, 7 Sep, 2017 at 9:50 AM
How can I increase the memory available to the PDFreactor Web Service (to convert large documents)
By default the PDFreactor web service, which is used by the REST, JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, .NET, Python, Perl and Ruby APIs, has a maximum of 1024MB of mem...
Thu, 7 Sep, 2017 at 4:11 PM
Can PDFreactor be deployed on Microsoft Azure
PDFreactor can be deployed as a Java web application to Azure using an appropriate application server like Jetty. You can download the PDFreactor Web Servic...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 4:57 PM
How can I set the page size and orientation?
The default page size of PDFreactor is DIN A4 in portrait mode. Page size and orientation of a PDF generated with PDFreactor can be setup using CSS as follo...
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 at 9:47 AM