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From Andreas Lehmkühler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: Text removal
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:47:07 GMT
Hi,

> a7med shre3y <a7med.shre3y@gmail.com> hat am 23. März 2015 um 15:03
> geschrieben:
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Currently I am facing a strange problem removing text from the some PDFs.
> My program is able to find the text and "remove it" by calling the
> COSString.reset() method.
> The problem is, when I open the output PDF file, I still see the text but
> not selectable (I mean when I try to highlight it with the mouse to copy
> it, it's not selectable!). When print the content (tokens) of the output
> file, I DO NOT find the text at all!!
> 
> I am currently stuck in the PDF specifications 1.5 and really running out
> of time.
> 
> I'd so much appreciate any help or any idea on what's going on.
> 
> Notes:
> 1. I use use PDFBox 1.7.1
1.7.1 is more than 2 years old (released in july 2012). I strongly recommend to
use a more recent version, such as 1.8.8

BR
Andreas Lehmkühler

> 2. This problem does not occur with all PDFs, only some PDFs cause this
> problem.
> 
> Thank you very much.
> a7mad

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