Use of the Office Bridge with n2pdf
Since version 7.0 of n2pdf you can use our Office Bridge. This means that you can use the Bridge to convert directly via Office.
Using the Office Bridge with n2pdf means: You can convert file attachments from Word, Excel or PowerPoint (.doc, .docx, .csv etc. – all formats can be found here.) directly with the native application of Microsoft Office centrally on the server. For this purpose, n2pdf uses the Office Bridge function of webPDF.
You can find all important information here:
Advantages of the Office Bridge
Instead of a conversion with a converter, when using n2pdf in combination with webPDF, you have the possibility to use the original applications of the office formats via “bridge”. The bridge connects the original application of the office formats directly to webPDF or n2pdf.
With the help of the office bridge you will get the best possible conversion result. By using the bridge you have the advantage of being able to use the original applications of the Office formats for the conversion. This means that you receive documents that are very close to the original documents.
How does the n2pdf Microsoft Office Bridge work?
- With the option N2PDFOPTION_CONVERTER_USE_OFFICEBRIDGE you can convert file attachments from Word, Excel and PowerPoint directly with the native application of Microsoft Office centrally on the server.
- For the client version of n2pdf, you can also use your local installation of Microsoft Office for the conversion.
Use of the office bridge – Important note – Please note the license terms:
BEFORE using Microsoft Office with webPDF and the Office Bridge, it is imperative that you clarify the license terms. This means that you should observe the Microsoft license terms for the installation and operation of Office on the server and make sure that your license permits the operation of Office on the server.