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Convert XML to PDF, Word and 20+ output formats using MHC solution, the world’s fastest XML rendering software. Using a simple API interface, the MHC solution can help you deliver stunning reports, invoices, statements, letters, and more, right from your application. Support professional-grade color profiles (RGB, CMYK, ICC), all major graphic formats, barcodes charts and more.
System integrators and software developers all over the world rely on MHC to produce and distribute millions of documents per day from any data.
How To Convert XML to PDF?
XML (eXtensible Markup Language) contains primarily data. In order to generate PDF, a layout template will have to be defined. The template describes how data will be presented into a human readable format. It also contains a set of rules that apply when generating the output, such as fields, tables, or conditional element.
The template and data are then used together by a rendering engine to generate documents. MHC provides a truly enterprise solution that also provides the most easy to use design environment available today.
Design a template using MHC Studio, our visual design environment. MHC Studio was designed to look like popular Office programs in order to minimize the learning curve for business users and software developers alike. It provides all the features need to work with the most complex XML data. Simply open your xml file and drag & drop fields.
Use the MHC API to convert XML. The template you have designed in the first step can be used to generate not only PDF, but also Word, PowerPoint, Interactive HTML5 and more. The API can process your XML documents in real-time or batch. Batch processing has the ability to produce millions of documents in a single run.
Optionally, use MHC DAL (Digital Assembly Line) to produce more complex output such as document packages that contain multiple XML inputs and/or multiple outputs. You can merge multiple file formats (for example Word Documents and XML files) from multiple sources, apply consistent headers and footers and more.
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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN AN XML TO PDF CONVERTER?
Make sure that the solution you choose has a good visual designer that can work with XML data natively. The designer will help you create the layout of the final PDF. Also important is the number of output formats supported in addition to PDF. XML can also be converted to Word, HTML or PowerPoint using the same template, without significant changes. Finally, make sure that compliance is addressed by the solution thoroughly.
Organizations worldwide leverage XML to PDF converter software from MHC to enhance their customer experience, reduce operating costs, and take control of their document generation.
WHICH STANDARDS APPLY TO SML TO PDF CONVERSION?
Ensure that XML 1.0 compliance is provided. You should also check the compliance of the PDF output with at least the version 1.5 of the PDF standard.
In addition to XML 1.0 compliance, the MHC solution is compliant with several other standards. Layout templates use XSL FO as the underlying standard for creating templates and is compliant with Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition) and the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.1
PDF output can be secured in multiple ways in order to prevent tampering. In addition, the PDF file format generated by MHC can compliant with several standards from Adobe Systems including PDF 1.7, PDF/A, PDF/UA, and more.
IS THERE AN XML TO PDF TUTORIAL?
We have compiled the basic steps in our free to download XML to PDF tutorial. It is designed to help software developers to learn how to convert XML to PDF by providing more information about the underlying process . This first iteration of the tutorial discusses primarily XSL and XSL-FO as the core standards for transforming XML and respectively, presenting XML to a print-ready format. Check it out often as it will updated frequently to provide more information on the MHC API and different ways to produce XSL-FO.
WHAT ARE SOME ADVANCED XML TO PDF FEATURES?
The ability to produce high-volumes in a clustered environment with no single point of failure is very important.
Advanced data fusion capabilities that allow the use of multiple data sources in different formats such as XML, CSV or SQL is a requirement for many enterprise applications. That is because in many enterprises, XML data has to be integrated with multiple other sources. MHC also provides integration support for complex data sources such as Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics or Web Services.
Running post processing steps and orchestrating delivery for multiple devices and channels is also needed in many modern applications. Post processing steps include the ability to include document assembly routines, which is a key feature for more advanced document automation scenarios.
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