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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Cannot load pre existing PDF to access fields
Date Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:52:15 GMT
Am 24.08.2015 um 19:13 schrieb Tolen Miller:
> Currently, I am using version 1.8.10 (pdfbox-app-1.8.10.jar).
>
>
>
> Is there a minimum Java version for this jar? I am importing this into an
> IBM Domino implementation, which runs an older version of Java. Perhaps
> that is the issue?

1.5 for 1.8.10.

I get a lot of stuff when using the printFields example.

Tilman

>
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 6:52 AM Maruan Sahyoun <sahyoun@fileaffairs.de>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> which version of PDFBox are you using?
>>
>> This code
>>
>>          PDDocument doc = PDDocument.load(new
>> File("RPA_Template_Test.pdf"));
>>          PDAcroForm form = doc.getDocumentCatalog().getAcroForm();
>>
>> System.out.println(form.getFields().get(0).getFullyQualifiedName());
>>
>> prints
>>
>> RPA[0]
>>
>> which is the first field in that form.
>>
>> BR
>> Maruan
>>
>>
>>> Am 24.08.2015 um 15:29 schrieb Tolen Miller <tolenmiller@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> I'm sorry, I forgot to anonomize. Here is another link:
>>> http://1drv.ms/1MIu7ok.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 6:23 AM, Tolen Miller <tolenmiller@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> The test PDF is located here: http://1drv.ms/1Ef1RIJ
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:36 AM, Maruan Sahyoun <
>> sahyoun@fileaffairs.de>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 24.08.2015 um 09:15 schrieb Tolen Miller <tolenmiller@msn.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am trying to load a fillable pdf file I created (using LiveCycle),
>>>>> but cannot seem to get a hold of the fields. Is there anything
>> obviously
>>>>> wrong with the code below or could it be my form?
>>>>>>                                 PDDocument pdfDoc = new PDDocument();
>>>>>>             String fileTemplate =
>>>>> "D:\\PDFTemplates\\RPA_Template_Test.pdf";
>>>>>>             try {
>>>>>>                   pdfDoc = PDDocument.load(fileTemplate);
>>>>>>                   PDDocumentCatalog docCatalog =
>>>>> pdfDoc.getDocumentCatalog();
>>>>>>                   PDAcroForm pdfTemplate = docCatalog.getAcroForm();
>>>>>>                   pdfDoc.getNumberOfPages();
>>>>>>                   List<PDField> pdfFields = pdfTemplate.getFields();
>>>>> if there is a PDAcroForm but there are no fields it's very likely a
>>>>> dynamic XFA form. If you are using PDFBox 2.0.0 you can use
>>>>> PDAcroForm.xfaIsDynamic(). If that returns true then you have a
>> dynamic XFA
>>>>> form. For PDFBox 1.8.x you can use PDAcroForm.getXFA(). If that is not
>> null
>>>>> and getFields() is empty again this means that you have a dynamic XFA
>> form.
>>>>> Dynamic XFA forms do not contain 'regular' AcroForm fields.
>>>>>
>>>>> What is it what you would like to do with the form?
>>>>>
>>>>> BR
>>>>> Maruan
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>                   System.out.println( pdfFields.isEmpty() );  //always
>>>>> true
>>>>>>             …
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>>> Tolen Miller
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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