Rendering to PDF

Document viewer can operate in different rendering modes, HTML, Image and PDF (see Features Overview for more information).

This article will describe on how to view documents in PDF mode with PDF Viewer. When rendering to PDF format with GroupDocs.Viewer, it saves all pages of source document as a single target PDF document.
Here are the steps for rendering to PDF with GroupDocs.Viewer for Java:

  • Create new instance of Viewer class and pass source document path as a constructor parameter.
  • Instantiate the PdfViewOptions object and specify saving path format for rendered document.
  • Call view() method of Viewer class instance and pass PdfViewOptions to it.

The following code sample shows how to get PDF representation of the document.

try (Viewer viewer = new Viewer("sample.docx")) {
    PdfViewOptions viewOptions = new PdfViewOptions();