viewing pdf files from within a java application

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    wee Guest

    how do you display a pdf file from within a java application. can a pdf file be displayed as one of the elements in a JPanel?

    any help would be appreciated. thanks.
    wee, Sep 6, 2011
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    Jeff Higgins Guest

    On 09/06/2011 08:34 AM, wee wrote:
    > how do you display a pdf file from within a java application. can a pdf file be displayed as one of the elements in a JPanel?
    >
    > any help would be appreciated. thanks.

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    Jeff Higgins, Sep 6, 2011
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    Roedy Green Guest

    On Tue, 6 Sep 2011 05:34:52 -0700 (PDT), wee <>
    wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone who said :

    >how do you display a pdf file from within a java application. can a pdf file be displayed as one of the elements in a JPanel?
    >
    >any help would be appreciated. thanks.


    see http://mindprod.com/jgloss/pdf.html

    There is at least one link to a PDF java library.

    You can also exec any PDF viewer, but then it is independent of your
    Java control.

    You can even spawn a command processor and let it figure out what to
    do with the .pdf extension.


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    Roedy Green, Sep 6, 2011
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