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Kévin Giulietti (KévinG49)
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KévinG49 Member since 2019 8 posts
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Posted: February 12, 2020
Last activity: February 18, 2020
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Converting doc & docx to PDF in Pega 7.3

Hello dear community,

I have some troubles to convert Word files recieived from attachements to PDF. The context is such as, I am using Pega CRM 7.3 and I need to convert my doc/docx to sring Base64 but in such way that it is converted as PDF.

After looking a bit, I found the activity "ConvertAttachmentToPDF", which is supposed to convert doc (and not docx). I tested this activity with only .doc document first of all, but it failed. After few researches, I found this : https://community.pega.com/support/support-articles/unable-create-pdf-files-doc-files-0, explaining

that "[...] ConvertAttachmentToPDF flow action uses ActiveX integration and works only in Internet Explorer browser. Pega 7.3 and later versions do not support ActiveX controls[...]". I am using Chrome and Firefox, iIcan't be restricted to a single browser tho.

In the end, no solution is provided, only a link for some information about ActiveX, which doesn't work : https://pdn.pega.com/deprecation-microsoft-activex-controls-pega-platform/deprecation-microsoft-activex-controls-pega.

Do you have any ideas on how I can successfully make this conversion ? Thank you.

 

Best regards,  Kévin.

 

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