Adobe Systems Inc. Chooses 'Convert Doc'.
A custom site license has been signed by Adobe allowing them to install 'Convert
Doc' on their servers. They will be using it specifically to do Doc to
HTML conversions. "We look forward to using your product and potentially working
together in the future",
Great customer service, prompt attention to our requirements and lightening
speed development has been my experience with the staff at Softinterface Inc.
Within a few hours of installing ...
IBM Canada, Toronto, Ontario
X is an ActiveX component / DLL designed to assist you, the software programmer,
quickly add a PDF conversion utility to your
application. A tool like this can be very
helpful when the native binary format of PDF documents is not acceptable. This
component can convert a
PDF to a Text, or HTML file.
Need to convert PDF to Doc/RTF, see
it now has a COM interface for automation.
Please Note: This product does not require any other product to function. It is
X encapsulates all the details required for
quick integration. Furthermore, a sample Visual Basic application is
provided to get you up to speed quickly. Although you may not be using
Visual Basic, the approach for all development environments will be similar (for
a simple VC6 demo click
Simply install the product, and add the PDF to Text Component / DLL to your
development environment. Once in place the routines can be accessed to
programmatically convert PDF files. You will see that the code required to
integrate this component in an application is relatively small considering
the functionality it provides.
Quick integration of
this PDF to Text component is easy since sample Source code provided.
Built in Dialogs (GUI)
for quick conversion, and Advanced conversion tasks.
Does not require Adobe
Acrobat, it is completely standalone technology.
This component can be
invisible at run time.
File conversion is
ActiveX and EXE interfaces are available. For command line execution see
A sample VB program is
provided to illustrate proper usage of this PDF to Text OCX. Converting a PDF
file is as simple as filling out a few properties, and then calling the
ConvertPDFToFile() method. A sample piece of VB Code is shown below:
ConvertPDFToFile(sInputFile As String, _
sOutputFile As String, _
bIgnoreProtect As Boolean, _
sPasswordUser As String, _
sPasswordOwner As String, _
lFirstPage As Long, _
lLastPage As Long, _
lTargetFileType As Long, _
sErr As String) As Long
Dim lResult As Long
Dim bSingleShot As Boolean
Dim sPassword As String
bSingleShot = False
sPassword = ""
PDFX1.InputFile = sInputFile ' Assign the PDF to Text ActiveX properties
PDFX1.OutputFile = sOutputFile ' Assign the PDF to Text ActiveX
PDFX1.PasswordOwner = sPasswordUser ' Assign the PDF to Text ActiveX
PDFX1.PasswordUser = sPasswordOwner ' Assign the PDF to Text Component
PDFX1.TargetFileType = lTargetFileType ' Here we select PDF to Text or
PDF to HTML conversion
PDFX1.FirstPage = lFirstPage ' Assign the PDF to Text Component
PDFX1.LastPage = lLastPage ' Assign the PDF to Text Component properties
ConvertPDFToFile = PDFX1.ConvertPDFToFile() ' Convert PDF to Text
DLL / Component Conversion
sErr = PDFX1.ErrorString
'Note the PDF to Text DLL has a very similar
here for the API.
You can interface to the DLL directly. Sample VC6 and VB6
Code shown Below:
int main(int argc, char* argv)
if ( (tstPDF = OpenPDF( "input.pdf", TRUE, NULL, NULL, &status )) == NULL )
// Handle Error
status = ConvertPDFToTextFile( 1, 0, tstPDF, "output.txt");
status = ConvertPDFToText( 1, 0, tstPDF, buffer,
status = ConvertPDFToHTMLFile( 1, 0, tstPDF, "output.html");
ClosePDF( tstPDF );
Need documentation for PDFConverterX, click
MDdatacor Selects 'Convert Doc' For It's File Conversion Needs!
MDdatacor, inc., a leading provider
of clinical information management products for physician practices and the
healthcare industry, recently choose Convert Doc, a
document conversion utility, from SoftInterface, Inc. as its product of choice
to convert "Office" style documents to standard text files.
"We are very pleased with our decision to go with
Convert Doc," commented Tim Lewis, MDdatacor Vice
President of Information Systems. "It is a resource efficient program that
currently converts over 75,000 documents a day for us. We like the fact that the
program has a command line interface that allows us to integrate it into our
automation routine. We evaluated other software packages costing 10 to 20 times
more, but selected Convert Doc due to its speed and SoftInterface's service. We
have been very pleased with how quickly SoftInterface's development team
responds to our feedback and requests."
Corporation, the makers of eCast EMRtm, uses
ConvertDoc from SoftInterface for all of its Word to Text and Word to
Adobe conversion needs. Running on the company's servers, ConvertDoc handles
thousands of transcription documents each day, making it easy to convert them to
Adobe (.pdf) and Text (.txt) for inclusion in the company's core product - eCast
EMR. With the eCast EMR system and
ConvertDoc, eCast users around the world can easily
convert their transcribed documents to integrated chart notes in seconds.
"We had our products using ConvertDoc in a matter of a few hours of coding"
noted senior programmer Mike Crank. "Since we use Cold Fusion and SQL 2000, it
made it easy to write code that called the ConvertDoc utilities that converted
our clients' documents."
"eCast Corporation designs, sells and supports a very popular web-based EMR
system known as eCast EMR (www.ecastcorp.com). Its product line is sold through
a reseller channel worldwide."
customer service, prompt attention to our requirements, and lightening speed
development has been my experience with the staff at SoftInterface Inc. Within a
few hours of installing the
WordConverterEXE product, I was convinced that I
made the right choice in doing business with this company.
For several months now, their
product has been working in mission critical environment flawlessly. With a few
enhancement requests that were completed and delivered the same day they were
WordconverterEXE has saved us time and money.
It was a pleasure dealing with
your team. Thanks Again!"
Toronto, Ontario, Bruce King
products are very impressive, easy to use and script compatible, for what
we desired in the management of MS Word and Excel files. Thank you for
your continue contact with me in regards to these tools. Mark Purinton
EMC Corporation 'Diff Doc' +