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From Andreas Lehmkühler (JIRA) <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (PDFBOX-1297) ExtractText fails to extract text from packaged PDFs
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 16:09:03 GMT

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Andreas Lehmkühler resolved PDFBOX-1297.
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       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s: 1.7.0
         Assignee: Andreas Lehmkühler

I applied the in revision 1339245 as proposed with one exception. I removed the else part
about other formats as only pdfs are relevant here.

Thanks for the contribution!
                
> ExtractText fails to extract text from packaged PDFs
> ----------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PDFBOX-1297
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-1297
>             Project: PDFBox
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Text extraction
>    Affects Versions: 1.6.0
>         Environment: Fedora 13 Linux
>            Reporter: Michael McCandless
>            Assignee: Andreas Lehmkühler
>             Fix For: 1.7.0
>
>         Attachments: PDFBOX-1297.patch, PDFPackage.pdf, testPDFPackage.pdf
>
>
> Apparently a PDF is able to contain multiple files (like a Zip file); it's called
> a PDF Package, described at
> http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Reader/8.0/help.html?content=WSE034CA46-D08F-4fff-AA3C-FF04510DAEF0.html
> I have a simple example PDF Package, containing two sub-PDFs, but ExtractText
> fails to extract their text.
> It does run successfully (no exceptions), but the text it extracts is just the boilerplate
text
> saying you should upgrade to Adobe Acrobat version 8 or later to view this PDF.

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