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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Developer Help
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:00:09 GMT
I didn't include it in my code, but yes, you need to specify either a
String (the file path) or a File object as the parameter for
PDDocument.load() ...

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:00 PM, Al Grant <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Gilad,
>
> Just trying to get started with your sample.
>
> Doesnt pdfDocument need to be assigned to the file object in the previous
> line?
>
> Regards,
>
> -Al
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 2:38 AM, Gilad Denneboom <
> gilad.denneboom@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > If the data is located in form fields then PrintTextLocations is not
> going
> > to be helpful, but you don't need it.
> > Accessing form fields using PDFBox is very easy. You can use this code
> > example to print out the field names and their values to the console:
> >
> >  PDDocument pdfDocument = PDDocument.load(fileName);
> >  PDDocumentCatalog docCatalog = pdfDocument.getDocumentCatalog();
> >  PDAcroForm acroForm = docCatalog.getAcroForm();
> >  List fields = acroForm.getFields();
> >  Iterator fieldsIter = fields.iterator();
> >  while (fieldsIter.hasNext()) {
> >      PDField field = (PDField) fieldsIter.next();
> >      System.out.println(field.getPartialName() + ":" + field.getValue());
> >  }
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 2:32 PM, Al Grant <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am looking for some help. I am reporting this because I can add some
> > more
> > > information.
> > >
> > > I have a form (a sample of which you can view here :
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3rjaapNHpJJa1pfc1l1M2NzSEk/view?usp=sharing
> > > )
> > >
> > > Basically the information in the form is tabular. My reading so far
> tells
> > > me I should using extract text by area and to get those coordinates
> > > printtextlocations.
> > >
> > > If any developers out there are able to help, since my coding skills
> are
> > > rusty I would really appreciate it.
> > >
> > > Even if it was just a sample of code for one field which I can then
> copy
> > > and reuse.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > -Al
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > "Beat it punk!"
> > > - Clint Eastwood
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> "Beat it punk!"
> - Clint Eastwood
>

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