Mark Stephens Mark Stephens has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and has diversified into HTML5, SVG and JavaFX. He also enjoys speaking at conferences and has been a Speaker at user groups, Business of Software, Seybold and JavaOne conferences. He has a very dry sense of humor and an MA in Medieval History for which he has not yet found a practical use.

PDF to HTML5 conversion – CharSpacing and WordSpacing

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In a previous article, I wrote about adjusting text postions in HTML5 to try to get the best fit for the text compared to its PDF layout.

One of the huge benefits of holidays is that you get away from the keyboard and your brain get a chance to rest and think about things from a fresh angle. So you will find there is a new release out today which makes use of both to improve the HTML5 appearance. As usual you can enable/disable it in your code

/**
* use word spacing and line spacing to improve positioining
*/HTMLoutput.setBooleanValue(HTMLDisplay.UseCharSpacing, true);
HTMLoutput.setBooleanValue(HTMLDisplay.UseWordSpacing,true);

So let us know what you think…

Mark Stephens Mark Stephens has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and has diversified into HTML5, SVG and JavaFX. He also enjoys speaking at conferences and has been a Speaker at user groups, Business of Software, Seybold and JavaOne conferences. He has a very dry sense of humor and an MA in Medieval History for which he has not yet found a practical use.

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