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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Check the feasibility of event handling on form fields
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:41:45 GMT
What does Java Swing has to do with PDF files? The two technologies are
very different.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Madhujith Kariyapperuma <
madhujithac@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you very much for your attention,
>
> But in Java Swing there are methods like "actionPerformed" that fires
> when the action is performed according to the event. But I couldn't
> find such methods in PDFBox to perform that kind of tasks. Could you
> please give me any directions for that?
>
> Thank you!
>
> Regards,
> Madhujith Kariyapperuma
>
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 2:32 PM, Gilad Denneboom
> <gilad.denneboom@gmail.com> wrote:
> > There's a built-in Keystroke event for fields that you can use... It's
> not
> > something specific to PDFBox, it's a feature of the PDF specification,
> but
> > you can certainly apply it using PDFBox.
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 6:06 AM, Madhujith Kariyapperuma <
> > madhujithac@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I want to check the feasibility of handling events in a editable
> >> existing PDF file using Apache PDFBox. In that case, I need to handle
> >> keyboard events (specially "press enter key" event). For an example,
> >> if user type his name in a text field and press enter key in key
> >> board, this event should be tracked.
> >>
> >> Are there any methods to support this task in PDFbox API?. If yes, is
> >> there any example resource (code) for that task?
> >>
> >> Thank you!
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Madhujith Kariyapperuma
> >> University of Colombo
> >>
>

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