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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: xfa extraction not working properly?
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:10:07 GMT
Hi Yoni,

this is an XFA document. The french text is part of a javascript message.

ExtractText works on PDF text objects that's why you don't get the XFA forms part.

Maruan Sahyoun

Am 11.06.2013 um 13:45 schrieb Yoni Amir <Yoni.Amir@niceactimize.com>:

> Hello,
> I have a pdf document (link here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/vr2xi5cf0uzur69/TEST_POC_DS_01.pdf).
> I think it is an XFA document, although I am not 100% sure how to verify this. So I apologize
in advance if this question is misdirected.
> When I run the sample ExtractText class on this file, I am not receiving the actual text
in the pdf. Rather, I receive the generic text hidden in the pdf similar to this:
> "Please wait... If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of
the document, your PDF
> viewer may not be able to display this type of document."
> The text returned also contains stuff in French (link here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/oor4gj7wbhue8yc/TEST_POC_DS_01.txt)
> but I haven't figured out what it is. It is not text that is visible in the PDF file.
> Thanks,
> Yoni
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