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From Gilad Denneboom <gilad.denneb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Unable to Set a String containing New Line Character into PDFBox PDTextField Object
Date Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:43:07 GMT
Is the field set as multiline? Also, what font are you using for the text
in that field?

On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 3:46 PM, Yoav Tsoref <yoav.ts@intango.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I placed the PDF template at:
>  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B__NK1_B6ccjVXgxekNLLUxKMzMyS0c5LTBEO
> VVVYUJhVk04/view?usp=sharing
> <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B__NK1_B6ccjVXgxekNLLUxKMzMyS0c5LTBEO
> VVVYUJhVk04/view?usp=sharing>
> (in this shared folder
> <https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B__NK1_B6ccjUXRSZVdpSEkyYzg&usp=
> sharing>
> )
>
> You are right regarding the \n of course, this is my mistake. But I am not
> generating the \n character in the String, it is generated correctly ("\n")
> because it is generated from the keyboard (from the user input).
> I tried with \n and \r. "\r" throws an exception that the  ('controlLF') is
> missing.
>
> Thanks,
> Yoav
>
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 4:34 PM, Gilad Denneboom <
> gilad.denneboom@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > The new-line character is "\n", not "/n"... And maybe it will work with
> > "\r", instead.
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 3:14 PM, Maruan Sahyoun <sahyoun@fileaffairs.de>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > > Am 11.08.2016 um 14:56 schrieb Yoav Tsoref <yoav.ts@intango.com>:
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I am using PDFBox version 2.0.1 to dynamically update the fields of
> an
> > > > existing PDF document. When I'm trying to fill one of the fields
> with a
> > > > String that contains New Line character the following exception is
> > > thrown:
> > > >
> > > > java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: U+000D ('controlCR') is not
> > > available
> > > > in this font's encoding: StandardEncoding with differences
> > > > at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDType1Font.encode(
> > > PDType1Font.java:345)
> > > > at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDFont.encode(PDFont.java:286)
> > > > at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDFont.getStringWidth(
> > PDFont.java:315)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PlainText$
> > > Paragraph.getLines(PlainText.java:169)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.
> PlainTextFormatter.format(
> > > PlainTextFormatter.java:182)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.
> AppearanceGeneratorHelper.
> > > insertGeneratedAppearance(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:373)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.
> AppearanceGeneratorHelper.
> > > setAppearanceContent(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:237)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.
> AppearanceGeneratorHelper.
> > > setAppearanceValue(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:144)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PDTextField.
> > > constructAppearances(PDTextField.java:263)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.
> > PDTerminalField.applyChange(
> > > PDTerminalField.java:225)
> > > > at
> > > > org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PDTextField.
> > > setValue(PDTextField.java:218)
> > > > at
> > > > com.myadwise.db.dao.FinancialTransactionMgr.createInvoice(
> > > FinancialTransactionMgr.java:525)
> > > >
> > > > The API call that I'm using to insert the string into the field is:
> > > >
> > > > PDDocument pdfDocument = PDDocument.load(<PATH_TO_
> TEMPLATE_PDF_FILE);
> > > //PDF
> > > > file was created as a template using Adobe DC
> > > >
> > > > PDAcroForm acroForm = pdfDocument.getDocumentCatalog().
> getAcroForm();
> > > >
> > > > acroForm.getField("invoice.to.address").setValue(billingAddress)
> > >
> > > could you upload a sample form to a public location?
> > >
> > > BR
> > > Maruan
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > The last line is the one that throws the exception if the
> > billingAddress
> > > > String contains a '/n' or a New Line (or Carriage Return) character.
> > > > I have searched for similar issues but couldn't find many references.
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be appreciated!
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Yoav
> > >
> > >
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