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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Insert Cover Page (2.0.0)
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2015 22:30:37 GMT
Am 13.10.2015 um 00:23 schrieb Adam Retter:
> Thanks,
>
> I have implemented it using merge, but unfortunately that almost
> doubles my processing time :-(
>
> The steps my app takes:
>
> 1. I take a PDF of almost 2000 pages and add a footer to each page.
> This takes about 12 seconds.
> 2. I then create a PDF which has my single cover page.
> 3. I merge the two PDFs together. This takes an additional 10 seconds.
>
> I guess that if we had the ability to insert a page then it would be
> much faster than a merge?

Yes, I'd guess that too.

Another possibility would be to add all PDPage elements to a new 
PDDocument and save that one. However you would also have to handle meta 
data and outlines and who knows what else.

Tilman

>
> On 12 October 2015 at 21:23, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de> wrote:
>> Am 12.10.2015 um 22:03 schrieb Adam Retter:
>>> Hey there,
>>>
>>> I want to add a cover page to a PDF, i.e. add a new *first* page to an
>>> existing PDF.
>>>
>>> I managed this with 1.8.0 by manipulating the page nodes via
>>> PDPage#setParent, however I can't figure out how to do this with
>>> 2.0.0-SNAPSHOT.
>>>
>>> Can anyone tell me how to insert a new page at index 0 for an existing
>>> PDF?
>>> Perhaps subsequently adding an example to
>>>
>>> https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/pdfbox/trunk/examples/src/main/java/org/apache/pdfbox/examples/pdmodel/
>>> could help others?
>>
>> You can't... unless you create a new PDDocument with the cover page and then
>> run a merge.
>>
>> Your feature request already has an issue:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-2400
>>
>> Tilman
>>
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