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Free Text To PDF Converter
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1. Free Text To PDF Converter introduction

Text To PDF Converter is a free program that can be used to convert plain text file to PDF file, it doesn't depend on the Acrobat or Acrobat Reader application, it supports command line operation, you can call it from other applications to convert your text files to PDF files on the fly. It converts old txt, text, textual report to nice PDF file (form, invoice, report, sale sheet) on all Windows Systems.

Text To PDF Converter is can only convert plain text files to PDF files, if you need convert Word DOC, HTML, PPT, XLS, RTF, etc. files to PDF files, please download and install PDFcamp Printer, DocConverter COM or docPrint from our website, these products all can convert DOC, HTML, PPT, XLS, RTF, etc. files to PDF files.

2. Free Text To PDF Converter Features

3. Getting started

Main interface of the software:
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Note:
You may simple drag&drop your text files (.txt) from Windows Explorer to text2pdf's window, your text files will be converted to PDF files automatically.

Options of setting interface:
Convert text to pdf, convert txt to pdf, text to pdf converter

4. Command Line Options

Command line parameters:

TXT2PDF <inputfile> [output.pdf] [parameter table]

Please refer to following table for parameters,

Encrypt Print Permission,       e.g. -epp               ,default disable 
Encrypt Copy Permission,        e.g. -epc               ,default disable 
Encrypt Modify Permission,      e.g. -epm               ,default disable 
Encrypt Level 128 bits,         e.g. -el128             ,default 128 bits 
Encrypt Level 48 bits,          e.g. -el48              ,default 128 bits 
Encrypt owner password,         e.g. -epo:password      ,default is null 
Encrypt user password,          e.g. -epu:password      ,default is null 
Font Size,                      e.g. -pfs*              ,(*=1~100),default is -pfs16 
Text Color,                     e.g. -ptc*              ,(*=0~16777215),default is -ptc0 
Line Auto-Newline,              e.g. -pln               ,default enable 
Page Width Auto-Adjust,         e.g. -pwa               ,default disable 
Left Margin,                    e.g. -plm*              ,(*=0~N ,N less than page width)  ,default is -plm64 
Right Margin,                   e.g. -prm*              ,(*=0~N ,N less than page width)  ,default is -prm64 
Top Margin,                     e.g. -ptm*              ,(*=0~N ,N less than page width)  ,default is -ptm64 
Bottom Margin,                  e.g. -pbm*              ,(*=0~N ,N less than page width)  ,default is -pbm64 
Tab Size,                       e.g. -pts*              ,(*=0~16) ,default is -pts4 
Auto Open Pdf file              e.g. -oao               ,default disable
Choose page rotation            e.g. -pol*              ,(*=90,180,270), default is –POL0
Choose page orientation         e.g. –pot               ,Set page orientation to landscape, default is portrait (normal)
Set page width                  e.g. -width*            ,Set page width, only available when "-pps43" parameter used
Set page height                 e.g. -height*           ,Set page height, only available when "-pps43" parameter used
Lines Per Page                  e.g. -lpp*              ,Set n lines per paper, the default is -lpp0, no limitation

Font Name                       e.g. -pfn*,
(*=100,101,102,103,200,201,202,203,300,301,302,303,400),Font code see following table, default is -pfn200 
        Font Code       Font Name
        100             Times-Roman
        101             Times-Bold
        102             Times-Italic
        103             Times-Bold-Italic
        200             Courier
        201             Courier-Bold
        202             Courier-Oblique
        203             Courier-Bold-Oblique
        300             Helvetica
        301             Helvetica-Bold
        302             Helvetica-Oblique
        303             Helvetica-Bold-Oblique
        400             Symbol
To use the system font, please use following format,
        "-pfn:Arial"
        "-pfn:Arial Black"
        "-pfn:Times New Roman"
        "-pfn:Arial Narrow"
        "-pfn:Arial,Bold"
        "-pfn:Arial,Bold,Italic"
etc.

Page Size                       e.g. -pps*              ,(*=0,1,2,3,4,5),
Page size code see following table, default is -pps1 
        Paper Code      Paper Name
        0               Letter [8.5 x 11 in]
        1               Legal [8.5 x 14 in]
        2               Executive [7.25 x 10.5 in]
        3               Ledger [355.6 x 215.9 mm]
        4               Tabloid [11 x 17 in]
        5               Screen [10 x 7.5 in]
        6               A3 [297 x 420 mm]
        7               A4 [210 x 297 mm]
        8               A5 [148 x 210 mm]
        9               Statement [5.5 x 8.5 in]
        10              B4 [(JIS) 250 x 354 mm]
        11              B5 [(JIS) 182 x 257 mm]
        12              A0 [841 x 1189 mm]
        13              A1 [594 x 841 mm]
        14              A2 [420 x 594 mm]
        15              B0 [1000 x 1414 mm]
        16              B1 [707 x 1000 mm]
        17              B2 [500 x 707 mm]
        18              B3 [354 x 500 mm]
        19              ANSI C [17 x 22 in]
        20              ANSI D [22 x 34 in]
        21              ANSI E [34 x 44 in]
        22              Screen [1024 x 768]
        23              Screen [512 x 768]
        24              Screen [800 x 600]
        25              Screen [400 x 600]
        26              Screen [640 x 480]
        27              Screen [320 x 480]
        28              Folio [8.5 x 13 in]
        29              Quarto [215 x 275 mm]
        30              Envelope DL [110 x 220 mm]
        31              Envelope C5 [162 x 229 mm]
        32              Envelope C3 [324 x 458 mm]
        33              Envelope C4 [229 x 324 mm]
        34              Envelope C6 [114 x 162 mm]
        35              Envelope B4 [250 x 353 mm]
        36              Envelope B5 [176 x 250 mm]
        37              Envelope B6 [176 x 125 mm]
        38              Arch A [9 x 12 in]
        39              Arch B [12 x 18 in]
        40              Arch C [18 x 24 in]
        41              Arch D [24 x 36 in]
        42              Arch E [36 x 48 in]
        43              Custom Page Size

Remark:
If you wish to use the "Custom Page Size", you must use "-pps43" parameter first, for example,
C:\>txt2pdf.exe "C:\input.txt" "C:\out.pdf" "-pps43" "-width800" "-height600"

Some default values, a table of what "-xxx0" means, such as:
    -ptm0 same as top margin default -ptm64,
    -pbm0 same as bottom margin default -pbm64,
    -plm0 same as left margin default -plm64,
    -prm0 same as no right margin,
    -pls0 is the default line spacing,
    -ptc0 is default color,
    -pps0 same as page size 8.5x11,


More command line examples,
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -ptc255
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -ptc255 -pwa
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -ptc255 -pwa -plm1 -prm1 -ptm1 -pbm20 -oao
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -pol90 -oao
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -lpp20 -oao -pwa
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -lpp20 -oao -pwa "-pfn:Courier New,Bold,Italic"
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 -lpp20 -oao -pwa "-pfn:Courier New"
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 "-pfn:Courier New,Bold,Italic" -pps6 -lpp0
C:\>"C:\Program Files\Text2PDF v1.5\txt2pdf.exe" C:\in.txt C:\out.pdf -pfs12 "-pfn:Courier New,Bold,Italic" -pps6 -lpp0 -el128 "-epo:123" "-epu:456"

Note:
1. "-ptc" parameter is specify the text color, range from 0x000000-0xFFFFFF, in decimal system, .e.g -C255,
   For example,
       Red Color: -C255 equal: 0x0000FF
       Green Color: -C65280 equal: 0x00FF00
       Blue Color: -C16711680 equal: 0xFF0000
       BGR(E1E1E1) = 225*256*256+225*256+225 = -C14803425
       BGR(128,128,128) = 128*256*256+128*256+128 = -C8421504

5. Limitations

Free Text To PDF Converter is a freeware, you may use this Software for any non-commercial purpose, subject to the restrictions in this license. Some purposes which can be non-commercial are teaching, academic research, and personal experimentation. You may also distribute this Software with books or other teaching materials, or publish the Software on websites, that are intended to teach the use of the Software.

You may not use or distribute this Software or any derivative works in any form for commercial purposes. Examples of commercial purposes would be running business operations, licensing, leasing, or selling the Software, or distributing the Software for use with commercial products.

6. Requirements to system

Windows98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista OS.
64M or more memory.
100MHZ CPU