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From John Hewson <j...@jahewson.com>
Subject Re: features differences between PDFBox and ITEXT 5
Date Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:12:43 GMT

> On 26 Jun 2015, at 12:49, Mark Bolduc <mark.bolduc@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
> Hello folks, I am new here and am currently using ITEXT 5, however I do not
> prefer to pay the licensing fees going forward.
> 
> I generate PDF's using images and tables.
> 
> I read an old post stating PDFbox does not support tables, 
> 
> Is this still true?

Yep, though we have APIs for measuring text and drawing lines, so it wouldn't be too hard
to implement basic tables on top of that.

-- John

> Is there a FAQ features differences between PDFBox and ITEXT 5?
> 
> Regards
> Mark Bolduc
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kirk, Kenneth [mailto:Kkirk@ILSOS.NET] 
> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2015 3:43 PM
> To: 'users@pdfbox.apache.org'
> Subject: image Resolution
> 
> I'm sure this question has been asked before but I wasn't on the list when
> it was.  I have PDFs that I need to convert to images.  Most are 8.5x11.
> Some are 8.5 x 3.5.  My problem is figuring out the resolution when I save
> them as 200dpi tiff images.  I made some assumptions that held true until I
> encountered PDFs that deviated from the those assumptions.  Although I can
> assume all PDFs are 8.5 inch wide and therefore I can deduce the resolution
> based of the width of the actually page I don't want to assume anything but
> calculate the resolution base on what I can get from the PDF structure
> itself.
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