FAQ

Do you provide a PDFreactor JAR without third-party dependencies?
Besides the fat JAR we also offer the modular JAR "pdfreactorcore.jar". This JAR only contains classes from the "com.realobjects" base p...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 4:54 PM
How can I convert pages with embedded (IFRAME) Youtube videos?
By default embedded (using an IFRAME) Youtube videos will be displayed as a black rectangle in the resulting PDF. To display the Youtube preview image you c...
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 at 11:54 AM
How can I fit a wide table (or other element) to a page
If you have a very wide table (or other element) in your document and you want to have that table on a page with landscape orientation, you could use "...
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 at 10:55 AM
Why is the PDFreactor Web Service not accessible from an external system?
Generally the PDFreactor Web Service only listens on localhost, so it is not accessible from other external systems. You can change this behavior by removin...
Thu, 12 Sep, 2019 at 9:06 AM
How can I force a page break?
With PDFreactor, you have full control over the page break behavior via the CSS "break-*" properties. So to force a page break, you could use the ...
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 at 11:06 AM
Can I merge a set of existing PDFs without converting an (additional) HTML?
It is not possible to merge existing PDFs together with PDFreactor without generating a PDF from an HTML source document. However, there is a workaround for...
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 at 11:53 AM
Can I convert arbitrary web sites to PDF?
Generally, PDFreactor is not designed to create hardcopies of web pages as shown in a web browser or exact representations of the web browser view. PDF is b...
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Why is the orientation of images taken in portrait mode wrong in the resulting PDF?
When an image is taken in portrait mode (on a smartphone or digital camera) the image data itself in most cases is saved in landscape mode and a flag is add...
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 at 4:47 PM
Why has my support ticket been closed, although the issue has not been fixed yet?
While working on your support ticket, we might encounter an issue/problem, which can't be fixed immediately. In this case the issue/problem will be rep...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 11:38 AM
How can I debug JavaScript code that is processed by PDFreactor?
It is possible to attach a log which also contains JavaScript debug output (e.g. produced with console.log()) to the resulting PDF. When using the PDFre...
Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 at 11:53 AM