[NZLUG] Converting UTF-8 files to PDF

DL Neil nzlug at etelligence.info
Tue Apr 1 16:28:32 NZDT 2014


On 01/04/14 15:59, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
> How can I convert a text file using UTF-8 encoding to PDF? I.e., print
> it?
> 
> The programs recode and iconv do not apply because they convert between
> different text encodings (and badly at that), not to PDF.
> 
> GNU enscript has been the very good tool of choice for decades,
> unfortunately it doesn't touch anything unicode and thus has outlived
> its usefulness.
> 
> Searching the 'net doesn't dig anything up (other than noise).
> 
> What utility can be used for this? Commandline much preferred.

I guess OO/LO is not going to meet those final criteria.
(you probably know can be API-ed from Python, etc).

-- 
Regards,
=dn


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