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From John Hewson <j...@jahewson.com>
Subject Re: PDF prints smaller on page than actual file
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2015 05:33:28 GMT
Please start a new thread for off-topic questions.

-- John

> On 26 Jan 2015, at 19:26, Thamizh Thomas <thomasjjg@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I have a requirement to read tamil pdf document and store the content in
> db. When I read the document using Pdfbox, the characters are junked and
> not readable. I suppose this problem to be with fonts used. Can you help me
> to resolve this?
> 
> Below is my code:
> 
>            PDFTextStripper pdfTextStripper = new PDFTextStripper();
>            String page = "";
>            for (int i = pageNo; i <= pages.size(); i++) {
>                pdfTextStripper.setStartPage(i);
>                pdfTextStripper.setEndPage(i);
> 
> pdfTextStripper.setFonts(pages.get(i).getResources().getFonts());
>                page += pdfTextStripper.getText(document);
>            }
> 
> Awaiting for your reply.
> 
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 4:12 AM, John Hewson <john@jahewson.com <mailto:john@jahewson.com>>
wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>>> PageFormat pf = job.defaultPage();
>> 
>> PrinterJob#defaultPage() creates a new page, it can’t be used to modify
>> the default, see:
>> 
>> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#defaultPage()
<http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#defaultPage()>
>> <
>> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#defaultPage()
<http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/print/PrinterJob.html#defaultPage()>
>>> 
>> 
>> The PageFormat which will be used for the job is controlled by the
>> Pageable instance,
>> i.e, this line:
>> 
>>> job.setPageable(printer.getPageable());
>> 
>> 
>> That’s a PDFPageable instance, which PDFPrinter creates for you. To
>> specify a custom
>> Paper, you need to pass it to PDFPrinter , we provide a constructor which
>> you can use:
>> 
>> PDFPrinter(PDDocument, Scaling, Orientation, Paper)
>> 
>> Call this with Scaling.SHRINK_TO_FIT and Orientation.AUTO.
>> 
>> -- John
>> 
>>> On 26 Jan 2015, at 13:31, Josh Nankin <jnankin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> When I print a PDF using the below code, the PDF appears smaller in the
>>> result than the original file.  How do I solve this?
>>> 
>>> Input: http://joshnankin.com/input.pdf
>>> What prints: http://joshnankin.com/whatPrints.pdf
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Code:
>>> 
>>>       PDFPrinter printer = new PDFPrinter(PDDocument.load(new
>>> File("input.pdf")));
>>> 
>>>       PrinterJob job = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
>>>       PageFormat pf = job.defaultPage();
>>>       Paper paper = new Paper();
>>>       paper.setSize(612, 792);
>>>       double margin = 0;
>>>       paper.setImageableArea(margin, margin, paper.getWidth() - margin,
>>> paper.getHeight() - margin);
>>> 
>>>       pf.setPaper(paper);
>>>       job.setPageable(printer.getPageable());
>>>       job.setJobName("test");
>>>       job.printDialog();
>>>       try {
>>>           job.print();
>>>       } catch (PrinterException e) {
>>>           System.out.println(e);
>>>       }
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> -----
> 
> *Thanks*
> 
> *   Thamizh Thomas A*
> *   SemTech*
> *   Bosco ITS*


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