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PDF and Java

Before you compile the above program, you need to download the pj librarywhich includes the pj. I looked and searched the Adobe site hoping to find a Java API, but could not find any mention of it.

Here, you’ll find an object representation of all PDF core objects, which are arrays, boolean, dictionary, name, null, number, reference, stream, and string. The trailing piece of a PDF document also indicates which object is the “root” object. Furthermore PJ itself is not what I call comfortablebut it seems we don’t have a big choice.

But what about PDF?

That object encapsulates information such as the author, subject, and keywords, which are extracted using the appropriate methods. Eymon you have not done so, use a text editor to take a look at a PDF file for simplicity, try a document that contains no images.

The program reads the PDF file specified at the command-line and parses it using the following line:. This would allow for a Java servlet to dynamically create a page containing the document information with a link to the actual PDF files.

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One way to extract information from a PDF file is by simply reading the “text-based” instructions and extracting the appropriate data. With this type of interaction, applications that need to serve rich documents can actually “personalize” the content before sending out the document. What is your company size? As a programming language, Java needs to be able to interact with data.


There are a number of sample programs that ship with the pj library, along with the standard javadoc-style documentation. You’ll see that the instructions are expressed in plain text. Documents where positioning of various text and non-text elements is important are usually not good candidates for HTML.

What is your job function? The PDF language specification describes the syntax co, all the instructions and can be found along with other documents from the Adobe site. The following lines, cpm example, create a Font object:. This article is an overview of using Java to interact with PDF files.

Here, the Etymon PJ Tools2 library is used to obtain the graphics primitives in object form.

If you need to append a number of PDF documents programmatically, you can create a page and then append the page to the existing PDF etyjon, all from Java. Today This Week All-Time. The structure, once mapped out, is etynon similar to an XML document with a “containment” hierarchy; that is, the document is composed of “page” objects, the page objects are composed of other objects like fonts, streams of text, etc. With this type of interaction, applications that need to serve rich documents can actually personalize theEtymon PJPJX is a developer toolkit for parsing, modifying, and creating PDF documents.

You can then manipulate the objects using their methods and write the result back to the PDF file. Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date.


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Such manipulations are quite common for servlets, CGI and other server-side technologies and often require data extraction using HTML tags as delimiters. The API also provide you with information about the document like number of pages, author, keyword, and title.

As with any Java library, the API is organized into packages. The FSF is a charity with a worldwide mission to advance software freedom — learn about our history and work. The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page.

There are, however, document types, that are too rich for HTML. The pj library shown here, is a preview of how PDF objects can be modeled in Java and then use Java’s familiar constructs to manipulate the seemingly complex PDF documents. Views Read View form View source View history.

That’s why you will most likely see unreadable characters instead of the text contained in the document. While I have access to the PjStream object, the bytearray containing the text is compressed and the current library does not support decompression of LZW. The specification is a fairly large document, which is testimony to the relative complexity of PDF. Creation Submit a new entry Create a collection.