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From Andrew Munn <and...@nmedia.net>
Subject Re: PDFBox detecting checked/unchecked checkboxes
Date Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:03:00 GMT
On Sun, 26 Apr 2015, Tilman Hausherr wrote:
> I looked at your file... it doesn't have acroforms. So we're back to square
> one.
> 
> So what you could do is either to use text extraction (to test whether these
> boxes are glyphs), or graphic method you mentioned at the beginning.
> 
> However I just tried text extraction, but I didn't get the boxes. This
> suggests that these are graphics.
> 
> If your job is to evaluate lots of PDF files like this one, you could do it
> with graphics, but only if these PDFs are really identical except for the
> boxes.

Thanks a lot for looking.  Yes I will be doing a lot of these forms and 
hopefully the boxes will be in the identical place.  So it looks like I 
collecting the graphics and trying to determine if the box is filled or 
open.  



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