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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: PDFBox - Does the PDF file version matter
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:18:36 GMT
Hi Karen,

unfortunately I don’t fully understand the issue you are describing, but you can’t rely
on the fact that text is at a specific position within a PDF file.

Maruan Sahyoun

Am 03.02.2014 um 22:57 schrieb Karen Lindholm <karen.lindholm@gmail.com>:

> I have written a program using PDFBox that looks into a PDF file and pulls
> out characters from the 20th through 36th position in the file. It works
> fine with a simple PDF file I created using Word 2010 and saving as PDF. I
> have an application that is exporting to a PDF file and my program is
> pulling some text from the third line of the file. I am not sure why this
> is happening. Does anyone know if any issues trying to look into a PDF file
> that was saved in an older format?
> Thanks,
> Karen

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