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From "Tilman Hausherr (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Closed] (PDFBOX-4275) Can't extract slanted text through the parsers of the PDFBox
Date Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:17:00 GMT

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Tilman Hausherr closed PDFBOX-4275.
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    Resolution: Incomplete

Closing due to lack of feedback. You can still comment and/or reopen. PDFBox can extract diagonal
text. However it doesn't look good, for obvious reasons. There is no solution because each
glyph stands for itself, so only a human would know that this is part of something.

> Can't extract slanted text through the parsers of the PDFBox
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PDFBOX-4275
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-4275
>             Project: PDFBox
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Parsing, Text extraction
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.10
>         Environment: I tested that in the overried showGlyph() method of my class extending
 PDFStreamEngine, PDFGraphicsStreamEngine or PDFTextStripper.
>            Reporter: Soocheon Kim
>            Priority: Major
>
> The PDFBox (StreamEngine) extracts only texts that are rotated by 0, 90, 180 or -90
degrees.
> For example, it can't extract texts rotated by 45 or 60 degrees.



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