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Converting pptx to pdf issue [closed]

asked 2013-10-11 20:33:02 +0100

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updated 2015-09-11 12:51:04 +0100

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I am trying to convert the attached test.pptx. ( ) to pdf with libreoffice 4.1.2 using a tool like jodconverter ( ).

Libreoffice is being run in headless mode. And the command i use to convert pptx to pdf is - java -Doffice.home=/opt/libreoffice4.1 -jar jodconverter-core-3.0-beta-4.jar test.pptx converted.pdf

I am finding one major issue. When i open the file test.pptx with libreoffice impress test.pptx it shows the background image in green colour ( ) but the document converted using libreoffice headless shows the background in black colour ( ) . Not sure why this difference is...

Do i need to pass any extra params while converting ? Any suggestion would be of great help.

Thanks, Uday

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answered 2013-10-17 12:10:19 +0100

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Just answering this myself as i could figure out. I needed to convert the document to PDF1-A specification rather than pdf (PDF 0). So, passing an option selectPdfVersion '1' solved my issue.

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