We require a .NET managed component written in C# that will programmatically convert a HTML document to PDF.
The requirements of the component:
Be able to specify an output path for the PDF file.
Interpret HTML documents with embedded CSS and scripts.
Determine the PDF page size based on the layout of the HTML document.
Handle high resolution images in the region of 10 megapixels and compress the images down by a specified amount.
Be able to embed text or image watermarks into the PDF doc.
Provide progress information during the conversion process.
Convert the document in a memory efficient manner.
Royalty free distribution.
If the proposed solution requires the use of a virtual printer, then the conversion process must not display any printing related dialogs.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
Runs on Windows XP / 2003 / Vista.