Prince is a computer program that converts XML and HTML into PDF documents.
Requirements: For openSUSE Linux 10.2
BSEditor: Prince is a computer program that converts XML and HTML into PDF documents. Prince can read many XML formats, including XHTML and SVG. Prince formats documents according to style sheets written in CSS.
1. Print any XML document
Unlike many other formatters, Prince can print any XML document. Because Prince does not rely on proprietary markup, you have the freedom to use whatever tags are right for you.
2. Strong support for CSS
Prince has strong support for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). CSS is a widely used style sheet language which has become very popular on the web. It is flexible, easy to learn and simple to use.
3. Comprehensive PDF output
PDF links and bookmarks.
PDF Encryption and Document Security.
PDF compression and font embedding.
4. Powerful Layout Features
Page headers/footers, page numbering and duplex printing.
Tables with automatic layout and running headers/footers.
Multi-column layout, floats and positioned blocks.
Lists with customisable bullets or numbers.
Automatic numbering of lists, headings, sections or figures.
5. Advanced Graphics Support
Prince supports a rich subset of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), the format of choice for graphics such as clip-art, Diagrams, maps, charts and graphs.
Prince supports the standard image formats (JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF), making it easy to embed pictures and photos in your documents.
6. Print XHTML web content
Prince includes a Default style sheet for XHTML, the XML language of the World Wide Web. Prince makes it easy to print your web content and produce professional results.
7. Easy integration
Prince has integration modules for most server environments, including Java, ActiveX/COM, ASP, PHP and ColdFusion.
Prince provides a command line interface, allowing it to be called easily from Batch files and shell scripts or integrated with other programs to form document publishing pipelines.
Prince also provides a Graphical User Interface.