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From John Hewson <j...@jahewson.com>
Subject Re: PDF Printing: multiple copies
Date Mon, 11 May 2015 22:54:01 GMT
Your code looks fine, I suspect that as you say, the problem is with Java’s interaction with
your printer driver, especially as you’re having the same problem with other libraries.

— John

> On 8 May 2015, at 17:00, Gregor Kovač <kovica@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi!
> 
> John, maybe it was, but I still get only one page printed out.
> I'm using this code:
> private static void printWithPDFBox2(File pdfFile, int copies) {
>        PDDocument document = null;
> 
>        try {
>            document = PDDocument.load(pdfFile);
> 
>            PrinterJob printJob = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
>            printJob.setJobName(pdfFile.getName());
> 
> printJob.setPrintService(PrintServiceLookup.lookupDefaultPrintService());
> 
>            printJob.setCopies(copies);
>            HashPrintRequestAttributeSet printRequestAttributeSet = new
> HashPrintRequestAttributeSet();
>            printRequestAttributeSet.add(new Copies(copies));
>            printRequestAttributeSet.add(SheetCollate.COLLATED);
>            PDFPrinter printer = new PDFPrinter(document,
> Scaling.ACTUAL_SIZE, Orientation.AUTO);
>            printer.print(printJob, printRequestAttributeSet);
>        } catch (Exception e) {
>            e.printStackTrace();
>        } finally {
>            if (document != null) {
>                try {
>                    document.close();
>                } catch (Exception e) {
>                    e.printStackTrace();
>                }
>            }
>        }
>    }
> 
> When the print dialog is displayed I see field "Number of copies:" set to 5
> and "Collate" is checked, but, again, only one page is printed out.
> 
> I've tried with Java products for working with PDF that cost thousands od $
> and also only get one page out. It is something with my printer or
> something in Java.
> I'm working on Linux, so I'm using cups-pdf package that provides a PDF
> printer. So, I'm printing PDF files via Java and I get out a PDF file. :)
> If I use the code above, I get a PDF file with one page, but if I do: "lpr
> -#5 -o Collate=True example.pdf" I get a PDF with 5 pages, becuase
> example.pdf has only one page.
> 
> Any ideas why I'm getting one page PDF in Java?
> 
> Best regards,
>    Kovi
> 
> 2015-05-08 23:40 GMT+02:00 John Hewson <john@jahewson.com>:
> 
>> This has been fixed in 2.0:
>> 
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-2094 <
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-2094>
>> 
>> — John
>> 
>>> On 7 May 2015, at 16:04, Gregor Kovač <kovica@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi!
>>> 
>>> I'm using PDFBox 1.8.9 and using this method to print a PDF file:
>>> 
>>> private static void printWithPDFBox(File pdfFile, int copies) {
>>>   PDDocument document = null;
>>> 
>>>   try {
>>>       document = PDDocument.load(pdfFile);
>>> 
>>>       PrintService printService =
>>> PrintServiceLookup.lookupDefaultPrintService();
>>>       PrinterJob printJob = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
>>>       printJob.setJobName(pdfFile.getName());
>>>       printJob.setPrintService(printService);
>>>       printJob.setCopies(copies);
>>> 
>>>       HashPrintRequestAttributeSet printRequestAttributeSet = new
>>> HashPrintRequestAttributeSet();
>>>       printRequestAttributeSet.add(new Copies(copies));
>>>       printRequestAttributeSet.add(SheetCollate.COLLATED);
>>>       printJob.setPageable(new PDPageable(document, printJob));
>>>       printJob.print(printRequestAttributeSet);
>>>   } catch (Exception e) {
>>>       e.printStackTrace();
>>>   } finally {
>>>       if (document != null) {
>>>           try {
>>>               document.close();
>>>           } catch (IOException e) {
>>>               e.printStackTrace();
>>>           }
>>>       }
>>>   }
>>> }
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I have a test file with one page and when I call this method with copies
>>> greater than 1 I only get one page printed out.
>>> 
>>> Am I doing something wrong?
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>>   Kovi
>>> 
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>> 
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