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From Duane Nickull <du...@technoracle-systems.com>
Subject Re: Text bounding box
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2012 18:06:48 GMT
Can you post a sample of your code so we can look at it?  If you trace
getFont() to console, what does it return?

Duane Nickull
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On 2012-11-08 10:03 PM, "Ravi Hegde" <ravihegde@hotmail.com> wrote:

>I am using pdfbox for detecting the text areas in a PDF document. I am
>able to detect the main text area. It includes the text height between
>the base line and ascent. However, characters with descents are painted
>below the base line. Similarly some characters are painted above the
>ascent line. I want the box including the descent and areas above the
>ascent line of the character. I tried
>TextPosition.getFont().getFontBoundingBox() and
>TextPosition.getFont().getFontDescriptor() without luck. Please help me
>to find the best way to detect the complete bounding box around the
>-Thanks for the help.

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