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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: (pdffile) does not allow extracting content
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:03:19 GMT

Am 23.02.2016 um 17:53 schrieb Brzrk One:
> With pdfbox-1.8.11, using the bottom-up parser (loadNonSeq) on a document
> that has security ContentCopying: NotAllowed results in:
> org.apache.pdfbox.pdfparser.NonSequentialPDFParser - PDF file
> 'some_temp_file.pdf' does not allow extracting content
> And the output pages are all blank.
> The top-down parser (load) has no such issue.
> Is there a workaround?
It's not a bug but a feature. PDFBox respects the security settings. In your 
case the sequential parser isn't capable of reading that information so that it 
doesn't block the text extractions as expected.


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