Feature Comparison

Feature Comparison of PDFlib 9 Products

 

Feature API functions and parameters

Basic PDF generation

all except those listed below

Linearized (Web-optimized) PDF

linearize option

in PDF_end_document()
1

Optimize PDF (only relevant for inefficient client code and non-optimized imported PDF documents)

optimize option

in PDF_end_document()
1

Parsing PDF documents for Portfolio creation

password option

in PDF_add_portfolio_file()
1

PDF import (PDI)

all PDI functions

 

Query information from PDF with pCOS

all pCOS functions

 
Fill Blocks with variable data PDF_fill_*block( )    

Create Blocks programmatically

PDF_poca_new( ): option usage=blocks
PDF_begin/end_page_ext( ): option blocks

   

Copy Blocks to generated output

PDF_process_pdi( ): option action=copyblock
or action=copyallblocks

   

Interactively create PDFlib Blocks for use with PPS

PDFlib Block Plugin for Acrobat

   
1Not available in PDFlib source code packages since PDI is required internally for this feature