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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Strip Data out of PDF and save only skeleton.
Date Sat, 31 Oct 2015 12:02:49 GMT
Am 31.10.2015 um 04:05 schrieb Sriram Varadharajan:
> Is there any other alternative like overlaying an opaque rectangle on top
> of the rectangle box that has the data . I know the coordinates as i use it
> to extract the data from the PDF at the first place .
>
> I am also OK filling out rectangles with dark colors . At the end i need
> only the borders and no data .

Heh heh...:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4504589.stm

Tilman



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>
>
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 7:11 PM, John Hewson <john@jahewson.com> wrote:
>
>> This is a very hard thing to get right, especially if you have compliance
>> needs.
>> There are just so many ways that sensitive data could remain embedded in
>> the resulting document.
>>
>> If you want my advice, don’t attempt this.
>>
>> — John
>>
>>> On 30 Oct 2015, at 18:37, Sriram Varadharajan <varadhukutty@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> We are using PDFBox to process PDF that contains sensitive data .
>> Currently
>>> we don't store these PDF (even after encrypting) due to security
>> compliance
>>> . If there is an ability to strip the data out of PDF we can save the
>> file
>>> and we can use them for analytical purposes
>>>
>>> Question is  Does PDF box or any other utility out there gives the
>> ability
>>> to blank out all the Data in the PDF and just save the skeleton alone ?
>>> Please share any custom solutions or ideas if any !!
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>
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