You can convert JSON to PCL in your Android applications in two-step process. Firstly, by using Powerful Spreadsheet Processing API Aspose.Cells for Android via Java you can parse JSON to PDF. In the second step, you can convert PDF to PCL by using Word Processing API Aspose.Words for Android via Java . Both APIs come under Aspose.Total for Android via Java product family.
Convert JSON Format to PCL in Android via Java
Get Started with Android via Java APIs
You can easily use Aspose.Total for Android via Java directly from Maven and install libraries in your app.
Alternatively, you can get a ZIP file from downloads .
Set Layout & Convert JSON Format to PCL in Android via Java
Furthermore, the API allows you to set layout options for your JSON format while parsing JSON to PCL using JsonLayoutOptions . It allows you to process Array as a table, ignore nulls, ignore array title, ignore object title, convert string to number or date, set date and number format, and set title style. All of these options allow you to present your data as per your needs. The following code snippet shows you how to set the layout options.
Convert JSON Format to PCL with Watermark in Android via Java
Using the API, you can also convert JSON to PCL with watermark. In order to add a watermark to your PCL document, you can first parse the JSON file to PDF and add a watermark to it. In order to add a watermark, load the newly created PDF file using the Document class, create an instance of TextWatermarkOptions and set its properties, Call Watermark.setText method and pass watermark text & object of TextWatermarkOptions. After adding the watermark, you can save the document to PCL.
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PCL What is PCL File Format?
PCL stands for Printer Command Language which is a Page Description Language introduced by Hewlett Packard (HP). HP created PCL to provide an efficient way for controlling printer features across many different printing devices. The format was originally developed for HP’s dot matrix and Inkjet printers, but has been part of various thermal, matrix and page printers with the passage of time. The format underwent several different revisions, resulting in different versions where each version was enhanced to meet the demands of time with respect to the printer control features. Today, PCL is the most widely spread printer language in the laster printer market.Read More